quote: You'll also notice that AMD is now adopting the same measure of power that Intel has been using for many years. AMD is calling it ACP, but it is effectively the same definition that Intel has been using for TDP.
quote: If you look at floating point instructions, Barcelona is about 30 percent faster than Clovertown. However, if you look at integer instructions, Clovertown is about 30 percent faster than Barcelona.
quote: Ok stop right there. I have a little bit of an Engineering background and I can appreciate what you're saying here. But what I can tell for sure is that businesses for the most part don't care about this; they care about the mundane boring stuff.
quote: Their 2.0GHz model comes in at $372.Intel's 2.0GHz Penryn is going to be priced at $209.By their pricing AMD are taking on the Penryn 2.5 GHz with the 2.0 GHz Barcelona.
quote: Or for $320 you could also be getting DP 2.33GHz Penryn with only 50W (vs 95W for the 2GHz Barcey)
quote: Doesn't look good for AMD.