quote: Also it is proven K8 architecture is almost insensitive to L2 cache size. Even 128k L2 Semprons perform pretty well - i.e. 1.8GHz 128k outperforms 1.6GHz 256k.
quote: I'm WAY too lazy to look up the details
quote: Rememeber, Core NEEDS big cache, K8 likes it too but can live pretty happily without it.