quote: I'd honestly be surprised if 4x4 even really becomes a retail solution. I think the only places you'll see it at is Alienware or Voodoo.
quote: I can't really see 4x4 or Kentsfield being super popular anyway - I guess it is just that old struggle for the title of being the creater of the most powerful CPU, or CPU configuration.
quote: Is there anyway to analyse that quad cores actually works as 4 cores other than they quicken the application by 10-20%? Theoritically, they should push 400%...of course that is impossible, but just a theory.
quote: Please share these benchmarks with us.
quote: I would imagine that Intel will get around the bus speed problem by throwing more cache at it.
quote: So nobody seems to realize that this is just another Pressler.
quote: In fact, the FSB is probably even more of a bottleneck now that you're trying to send two cores' worth of data between pieces of silicon instead of just one.
quote: This 4 core solution will be limited in that the cores will have conflicts accessing the cache. The Pentium D 930 should offer comparable performance for much less $$$.
quote: The Conroe architecture has some limitations.
quote: One thing that confuses me is why Intel released the original Yonah only to be killed in 7 months?