6 core CPU

by Rafael Hernandez on March 11, 2010 · 0 comments

Chip refreshes typically don’t add many new features aside from a speed bump here or there and a bit more cahce to make things run smoother. Some chip manufacturers want to shake things up. Intel’s Core i7 980X brings 6 Hyper-Threading capable cores and 12MB of cache to the party with some mighty impressive results […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on February 3, 2010 · 0 comments

The Tech Report has delved into Intel’s latest press briefings and pulled out some interesting information on the company’s upcoming 6-core processors and funk stuff they have going on in their labs. Most notable are the massive power saving tweaks Intel has put into their Gulftown design which should help keep its heat output in […]

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