from the shakeup-in-round-rock dept.
MojoKid writes "Dell's new XPS 625 is their latest AMD-based creation, and is the
first out of the Dell labs using the relatively new Phenom II processor. Initial reviews of AMD's new chip have been favorable, as this new quad-core processor is slated to deliver roughly the same performance as Intel's quad-core Core 2 processors at more tolerable price points. While it's pretty clear that the Phenom
II can't quite crack Core i7 levels of performance in most usage scenarios, the new Dell rig does show more than respectfully in a
myriad of benchmarks.
This was obviously a solid design win for AMD with their latest CPU."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.