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All About Intel Ivy Bridge

Or, everything you need to know, six months before you need to know it

If there’s one thing we love about attending IDF (the Intel Developer Forum) it’s that we usually walk away knowing pretty much everything about a next-gen Intel CPU - from its architecture, through Intel's innovations to reduce its power draw, and even how to overclock the nuts off it. This is the case with Ivy Bridge, Intel’s next-gen LGA1155 CPU family, which we expect to see in March or April of 2012.

There’s been quite a bit of information already released about Ivy Bridge to get up the excitement levels, so we’ll recap all that before diving into the new learnings and their practical implications.
loads information, great read for anyone who's looking forward to Ivy Bridge.
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Good read! Thanks!
 
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Loads of information here. Thanks! Also....

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The practical implications are that 3D transistors can either consume 50 per cent less power for the same performance, or deliver 37 per cent more performance for the same power, or some balance of performance and power within those limits.
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reading that made me want the upgrade even more. hope that the march and april rumor become a reality
    
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The practical implications are that 3D transistors can either consume 50 per cent less power for the same performance, or deliver 37 per cent more performance for the same power, or some balance of performance and power within those limits.
wow?

EDIT: nevermind
Edited by toX0rz - 10/10/11 at 6:03am
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This should hopefully put to rest all the "just a die shrink" talk.
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Any rumours regarding the performance % over Sandy Bridge?
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This is exciting! I'm waiting for a good ultrabook with an IB slapped into it.
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All of this sounds even more impressive than Sandy Bridge. I am particularly excited by the possibility of improved graphics performance - perhaps there will be a day where we won't need discrete graphics anymore.

Though, I am keeping my Thinkpad T420 and my current desktop until Haswell chips comes out, which offers the possibility of even greater performance.
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Originally Posted by zrlan7710 View Post
This is exciting! I'm waiting for a good ultrabook with an IB slapped into it.
and a resolution greater than 1366x768.
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