Originally Posted by CynicalUnicorn
If that's the case, then AMD definitely went for the best perf/watt when they demoed the CPU at CES. Just fast enough to beat Intel, but slow enough to be running efficiently.
Given the sample rate on power consumption - about once per second - it's difficult to see where efficiency lies exactly.
It seemed like it was a 65W chip, where the full powered chip will be 95W or 105W. Just like the lower powered 65W 8 core, then the full wattage TDP on 2000 and 1000 series.
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