Just read that. You gotta love it when even their "engineer" sounds like a PR person..
Two and three paragraphs of wall-o-text per specific question in order to basically tell you nothing really; or rather, let's be fair, nothing we
didn't already know
Exceptions (for me) being:
+ The non 'overclocking' "bit" and how abusing the second power limit and the Tau are somehow 'in spec'. Honestly shocked to read that and i suppose that's good news.
- Their mentality, or rather the evolution of their mentality regarding 'K' CPUs; this on the negative side of things. I fear a future where the current 'K' variants will be sold as effectively a 'K-', with full support of their new auto-OC tool; and a nu..new 'K+' variant, where you will actually be allowed to go all manual, but with the relevant price increase that would entail; a price increase that would be on top
of the current 'K' markup that is. For obvious reasons. They always milked as much as they could and this is a good way to milk some more.
On a general/surface level? The usual hypocricy that is the trademark of Intel. One example, 'cause if i list them all no one will read, (ADHD generation..), would be the following:
We didn't see AMD's RM and PBO software as something potentially disruptive and decided we needed an equivalent, nope, we just understood (the coincidence!) at this precise
moment in time that we needed somehting similar! No reason!
But because we're Intel, not only will we pretend it's "us" offering this (after, as stated, all that research! For you guyz!), we'll also charge you for it! Woohoo! Why get it for free elsewhere when you can buy it from us!
* Generally overly bitter about Intel, yes, but not due to some.. bias or prejudice. Am tired of the excessive product segmentation, the conservatism, the needless over-complicating of things, the insane pricing and lastly? The new trend with the Microsoft Store-only iGPU drivers. Yet another trend i fear will only expand, end up covering all
their drivers. Walled gardens. Anyway, this is an article about TDP, i know, but again, unless you (read: figuratively) never bothered reading on it, honestly nothing new here. Just Intel being Intel. So allow me to exrapolate please. Because, again, when even an engineer is full of ****, that's pretty much all i can do.