Intel Penryn architecture dissected

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 29 2008 @ 08:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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? "

Check it out over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

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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