Intel Core Architecture discussed

Posted on Saturday, Apr 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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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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