Intel Woodcrest has a 65W TDP

Posted on Thursday, May 18 2006 @ 18:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Intel Woodcrest looks better than planned. It was expected to have a 80W TDP but now it turns out it's only 65W:
The new cores were pulled in to the third week of June because the latest stepping came in better than expected.

What I mean by better is almost bug free, runs faster than expected, and takes less power. The bug-free bit enabled a pull-in of the launch dates, if you don't need another stepping, you don't need another stepping. Faster is a little less obvious, I am told you basically need two steppings, side by side to see the difference and, even then, don't look for big numbers.
More details over here.


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Re: Intel Woodcrest has a 65W TDP
by Anonymous on Friday, May 19 2006 @ 04:25 CEST
That's nice but they STILL aren't in our hands yet...

But I suppose that's why Intel stock is where it is, right?