After having some time to play with Intel's flagship processor Core 2 Extreme QX9650, NH decided to sit down and dig deeper. NH looks at what's behind the numbers and have published their review of the Penryn architecture, where they unveil the many news of the Penryn architecture.
"Thanks to the new 45nm process, the power leakage has been severely reduced, and we now have a much cooler and more efficient processor. But what does a refining of the process really mean? How much performance does the increased cache really bring? "