X-bit labs investigates whether there's a problem with EM64T in Intel's new Core 2 Duo.
The first wave of excitement has already calmed down that emerged right after the first benchmark results of the new Intel processors on Core microarchitecture became public. We have really seen that the Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme processors are currently offering the highest level of performance and that Intel truly deserves to be called the manufacturer of fastest x86 processors of today. The launch of new CPUs also known as Conroe pushed the formerly popular Athlon 64 X2 processors into the inexpensive mainstream solutions segment, thus changing the traditional market layout. The new Core 2 Duo turned into a true breakthrough compared with the Pentium D predecessors..