Intel Core Architecture discussed

Posted on Saturday, April 08 2006 @ 18:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ARS Technica takes a look at Intel's upcoming Core architecture, which will be introduced with the Conroe desktop processor later this year.
Before I get into the more technical discussion of Core's features, I want to quickly spell out how I view Core's relationship to its predecessors. As Intel has repeatedly claimed, Core is a new microarchitecture that was designed from scratch with today's performance and power consumption needs in mind. Nonetheless, Core does draw heavily on its predecessors, taking the best of the Pentium 4 and the Pentium M (Banias) and rolling them into a design that looks much more like the latter than the former..
Read on over here.

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