Article: AMD's Mobile Strategy
By: Gregory (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 12, 2012 6:11 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
You wouldn't reuse the design for a car engine in a train just because "design reuse seems like a good thing". Similarly, you can't expect to have an optimal design if you reuse the same processor core in a notebook chip (Sandy Bridge) and a server chip (Sandy Bridge-EP). The complexity of x86 is forcing this design reuse.