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Quad Core Battle : Intel Yorkfield vs AMD Altair

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http://vr-zone.com/?i=4109


This is what the K8L will face, according to VR-Zone:


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Yorkfield Extreme Edition based on the 45nm Penry core architecture will meet heads-on with AMD Altair based on the 65nm K8L core in Q3 2007. Both are quad core offerings but AMD touted theirs to be a native quad-core with dedicated 512KB L2 cache for each core and an additional 2MB L3 cache for the 4 cores to share. Intel has different plans for Yorkfield. Instead of sharing L2 cache for all the cores, the L2 cache size is further increased. Due to its advanced 45nm process technology, Yorkfield XE is able to pack a total of 12MB L2 cache (2 x 6MB L2) and still achieving a much smaller die size. The clock speed is significantly higher at 3.46-3.74GHz too.
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K8L is done for...
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OMG INSANE! wow, intel is really crushing AMD. if nothing is done soon, they will have a monopoly.
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that looks to be an extremely fast cpu. am i correct to understand that it will use the same amount of power as the kentsfield. do we know if it will have a memory controller on chip or not?
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We still dont know how the k8l will perform it might be just as good or better. Lets hope that intel does not deliver a crushing blow to AMD. If they do then we will loose the much needed competition created by having two manufacturers of CPUs.
    
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Wow Intel is really pulling ahead. And quad core at 3.74GHz? That means Intel will be back to P4 clockspeeds with more than double the performance per clock.
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O NOOOOO AMD PLEAS DONT DIE!!!!!!!! i dont normaly use your but u push intel ahead
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post #8 of 74
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This is Bad news for us!!! If Intel wins, Higher price chips for us
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we should start an amd penny rally, donating worthless pennies twards there R&D department to get them fabbing new tech's and such so they will keep prices down
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BigpoppaFrary
we should start an amd penny rally, donating worthless pennies twards there R&D department to get them fabbing new tech's and such so they will keep prices down
lol, or they can have a fund raiser. sell cookies or something.
"AMD cookie sale! help support their R&D department! keep monopoly and high prices away! buy an arrow cookie!"
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