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^ It is.

Actually, pretty much the entire "north bridge" is on die.
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L2 cache is on die on modern CPUs.. Hasn't been that way since Pentium 1-2 days AFAIK. Pretty sure L3 is considered "on die" as well.
It appears you are correct, sir. And from what I read, it's been that way for a while. You'd think a book copyrighted in 2010 would mention that (although with my luck it will be on the next few pages I haven't read yet).
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