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post #19 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2019, 07:03 PM
Waiting for 7nm EUV
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Maybe next Intel will come back with the original, in order architecture Atom cores, take out HT, just to make sure, clock them up to ~3-4 Ghz, and put, say, 6 of them next to the big "Core" cores on desktop CPUs and call them a security feature for home banking and general log-in purposes. As a bonus for lightweight browsing, media playback and older games, you can use these more power efficient cores alone and save the planet a bit. Great PR for Intel right there.

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