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Photo: Intel four-cores equal two plus two

A photo of three Intel quad-core processors--due in 2007--indicate that they all are packages combining two dual-core chips. Hewlett-Packard and IBM have taken a similar packaging approach to fit multiple processors into a single socket.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...