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Microsoft, Intel fall out over Merced

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Microsoft, Intel fall out over Merced

Sources close to Intel architects are reporting a rift between the CPU company and Microsoft over the upcoming Merced processor.

The Register reports that compilers produced for Merced do not perform inherent parallelism in the codelines, forcing Intel engineers back to the drawing board.

The situation between the two companies has reportedly deteriorated to the point that Intel engineers have stopped checking Win64 code.

The full story appears online at http://www.theregister.co.uk.

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