Intel Pentium D power consumptions lowered to 95W

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 21 2006 @ 23:34 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Pentium D 960 has been indirectly confirmed by Intel. The company also said upcoming revisions of the Pentium D 940 and 950 models will consume less power.
In a document for customers Intel said that the Pentium D 940 (3.20GHz) and 950 (3.40GHz) with C1 core-stepping will change from the 2005 performance FMB (130W) to the 2005 mainstream FMB (95W), which means that all processors in the Intel Pentium D 900-sequency, possibly, except the Pentium D 960 (3.60GHz) and the Extreme Edition, will have thermal guideline of 95W.
More details at X-bit Labs.


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