Intel Core 2 Duo gets stepping change

Posted on Wednesday, May 30 2007 @ 05:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VR Zone reports the Intel Core 2 Duo T7700, T7500 and L7500 4M SKUs will get a stepping change from E-1 to G-0 in the third quarter of this year.

The changes are:
  • CPUID will change
  • No change in terms of electrical, mechanical, and thermal specifications between E-1 step and G-0 step SKUs
  • G-0 step incorporates speed path improvements to enable higher frequency bins
  • G-0 stepping will require a BIOS Update.

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