AMD Strains Silicon in New Microprocessors
Subject: Processors | August 21, 2004 - 07:44 AM | Jason Smith
AMD reportedly is making some slight changes to their chips that may help them out with heat dissipation. Read more at X-bitlabs
Advanced Micro Devices is reportedly adopting strained silicon for an array of its processors that will be available this Fall. The design tweak is likely to improve the company's ability to ship high-speed microprocessors while maintaining sufficient yield as well as keeping heat dissipation of the products into generally-acceptable envelope.