Intel "Kentsfield" Named Core 2 Quad
September 26, 2006 1:53 PM
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Last minute changes to Intel's roadmap
Contrary to what
Intel roadmaps had previously indicated
, Intel today officially announced the Intel Core 2 Quad processor. The Core 2 Quadro moniker that was designated earlier appears to have been changed at the last minute, as launch material from late September 2006 claimed the official product name would be Core 2 Quadro.
Intel's Core 2 Quad processor will officially launch in Q1'07, dubbed the Q6600 processor. The
Xeon X3210 and X3220
are expected to launch in Q1’07 as well.
previously explored the performance of Intel’s upcoming Core 2 Quad Q6600
In mid-November of this year, the company will announce its first quad-core desktop CPU—the
Core 2 Extreme QX6700 clocked at 2.66 GHz
. Intel is also expected to launch its
around the same time frame. All of Intel’s quad-core
will be equipped with 2x4MB of L2 cache.
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9/26/2006 6:44:50 PM
So the cache is not fully shared among all four cores - since it says 2x4MB?
RE: Quad cache?
9/26/2006 7:25:55 PM
correct - it's just two dual-cores stuck together. (like how the dual-core p4 was constructed).
RE: Quad cache?
9/26/2006 7:26:36 PM
Yep, since the Core 2 Quad is just two Core 2 Duos in a single package.
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