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"Considering Intel boasted at launch the Pentium 4 architecture was intended to support up to 10 GHz operation, this can be seen as one of the most significant, certainly most public, engineering shortfalls in Intel’s history."



When the P4 was launched in 2000, it was said that by the end of the Pentium 4's life it would of reached 10 ghz. Why was this never possible?
    
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Cause they lied about it...?
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"Considering Intel boasted at launch the Pentium 4 architecture was intended to support up to 10 GHz operation, this can be seen as one of the most significant, certainly most public, engineering shortfalls in Intel’s history."



When the P4 was launched in 2000, it was said that by the end of the Pentium 4's life it would of reached 10 ghz. Why was this never possible?
temps and voltages
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heat issues.
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I think someone got a prescott to 8 Ghz with Dry Ice or LN2... but the highest stock was 3.8 or so, wasn't it?
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Uhm because the Netburst architecture sucks?
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I think someone got a prescott to 8 Ghz with Dry Ice or LN2... but the highest stock was 3.8 or so, wasn't it?
3.8 GHz was the fastest Prescott-based processor ever mass-produced.
    
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3.8 GHz was the fastest Prescott-based processor ever mass-produced.
he was talking about overclocked
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FX-74 anyone?

Either way, NetBurst is dead. Good riddance too.
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Uhm because the Netburst architecture sucks?
Then why was the Netburst architecture so bad then?
    
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