In a presentation given by Intel to the Taiwanese press this week, the company revealed Clovertown will consume no more than 120W in its "performance optimised" form - less than the 130W required by the equivalent versions of the Xeon 5000 series - aka 'Dempsey' - and the 135W drawn by the 90nm dual-core 'Paxville' Xeon.More information over at The Register.
Woodcrest, by contrast, will draw no more than 80W, Intel claimed. In its "mainstream" form, Woodcrest will consume 65W, less than Dempsey's 95W and Clovertown's 80W. Still, with four cores rather than two, Intel is banking on Clovertown delivering a sufficient performance boost to provide a better performance-per-Watt score.
Intel quad-core Clovertown to use less than 120W
Posted on Thursday, May 25 2006 @ 21:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck