Intel Shows Off 8-Core 45nm Penryn Benchmarks

Posted on Thursday, Jun 07 2007 @ 14:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
This morning at Computex, Intel held a very small and private tech session that was aimed at showing off what a pair of their upcoming 45nm Penryn processors could do in their famed V8 test system. With a pair of 3GHz Penryn processors locked and loaded in the V8 machine, Intel set off to show the raw power of their upcoming processors. If Intel was trying to bury the hatchet firmly in AMD's back they might have succeeded this morning. If you love processors this is a must read!

Quote: 'At the end of the day it was all smiles from Matt Dunford (Performance Benchmarking Manager), Mahmoud Khroashadi (Performance Benchmarking) and Francois Piednoel (Senior Performance Analyst) as they all believe that the performance race between Penryn and Barcelona is already over before it's even started...'

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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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