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Core 2 Duo, the sequel

Intel’s latest roadmap outlines plans for Conroe’s 2007 refresh. The upcoming refresh of Intel’s Core 2 Duo processor will arrive at the same time as the upcoming Bearlake 3 series of chipsets. This will be the first time Intel has refreshed its recently released Conroe architecture. The refresh is quite minor this time around. Nevertheless the Conroe refresh raises the front-side bus up to 1333 MHz and adds Intel Trusted Execution Technology.

Intel Conroe Refresh
Processor
Number
Core
Frequency
Bus
Frequency
L2
Cache
E6850 3 GHz
1333 MHz 4MB
E6800 2.93 GHz 1066 MHz 4MB
E6750 2.66 GHz 1333 MHz 4MB
E6650 2.33 GHz 1333 MHz 4MB

Three refreshed models will debut with the upcoming Bearlake 3 series chipsets. These models include the Core 2 Duo E6850, E6750 and E6650 clocked at 3 GHz, 2.66 GHz and 2.33 MHz respectively. At this point in time it doesn’t appear Intel has any plans for its Core 2 Extreme lineup, in terms of dual-core processors that is. Kentsfield Core 2 Extreme QX6700 will remain as Intel’s flag-ship enthusiast product.

In addition to the refreshed Conroe Core 2 Duo lineup, Intel will release one more 1066 MHz front-side bus endowed Core 2 Duo product. The upcoming Core 2 Duo E6800 will arrive clocked at 2.93 GHz—similar to Intel’s Core 2 Extreme X6800. The processor is expected to be Intel’s flagship processor for mainstream segments. Aside from the locked multiplier, the Core 2 Duo E6800 is identical to the Core 2 Extreme X6800.


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By Samus on 10/17/2006 5:21:26 PM , Rating: -1
i just built my first intel system in 5 years or so and i love it. i've usually built amd systems but have become fed up with their reliability (motherboard stability, specifically the nforce4 chipset) and now the intel conroe is cheaper, faster, and more stable during overclocking.

basically your an idiot to build an AMD system with the competitions offerings right now. i guess if you need a low end budget pc, thats where AMD shines.


By Pirks on 10/17/2006 6:49:10 PM , Rating: 1
yeah, you can call single core PCs a low end budget drap or whatever - I don't care what ppl call 'em as long as $150 single core Athlon 64 beats any $150 dualcore to death in the games I play. When dual-core friendly games appear next year or maybe in 2008 - THEN it'll be different story. maybe.


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