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Hey guys i was just reading up on some info about intels new chip Conroe when i came accross a part in an article that says that each core of the conroe runs about 1.25 to 1.5 times faster then a p4 pressy, wouldn't that bring the conroe to the same sort of speed as AMD cpus?
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Originally Posted by Evil-Mongoose
Hey guys i was just reading up on some info about intels new chip Conroe when i came accross a part in an article that says that each core of the conroe runs about 1.25 to 1.5 times faster then a p4 pressy, wouldn't that bring the conroe to the same sort of speed as AMD cpus?
It's too early to talk about performance until everything is finalized, but if everything goes right for Intel, they'll actually have the faster chips. It's been a long time since Intel held the lead, but they should have it back towards the end of the year.
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Originally Posted by sccr64472
It's too early to talk about performance until everything is finalized, but if everything goes right for Intel, they'll actually have the faster chips. It's been a long time since Intel held the lead, but they should have it back towards the end of the year.
If they get it right, but with the added help of some AMD tech they might just do it!
    
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thats new age intel vs now age amd
    
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thats new age intel vs now age amd
New age Intel with AMD design aspects added
    
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post #6 of 14
love the vaporware hype and comparison to today as if amd will stand still all year for intel to play catch-up...
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post #7 of 14
From what I have read, the Conroe will be only about 3Ghz, but it will have 10-12 ops per clock...

The best thing about Conroe is no net-burst!
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Yep, Conroe truly will be revolutionary for Intel, however if you think AMD will still be making the same Venice, San Diego, Manchester and Toledo core chips by the time Conroe is coming out, you are dead wrong. By then socket AM2 will be at full steam and all of AMDs new line of chips including their three new single core, dual core and server cores and who knows what those will be capable of, though I would bet that they will be architecturally very similar to current AMD chips with ~9 ops/cycle.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
New age Intel with AMD design aspects added
But Intel gave AMD SSE3...so AMD is using Intel tech too
Very nice!
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Very nice!
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post #10 of 14
yeah well AMD gave intel 64 bit... when stuff is programmed for that it will be a big gain. I also really doubt that it will do 12 operations per cycle either
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