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Performance NDA of the upcoming 1333 MHz front-side bus Core 2 Duo E6750 lifted

Intel today lifted the performance non-disclosure agreement, or NDA, for the first product of its Core 2 Duo E6x50-sequence lineup—the Core 2 Duo E6750. Despite being the first refreshed Conroe-based processor since the original Conroe debut, excluding Kentsfield, the Core 2 Duo E6750 clocks in below the dual-core flagship Core 2 Extreme X6800. Intel clocks the Core 2 Duo E6750 at 2.66 GHz, identical to the E6700.

New to the Core 2 Duo E6750 however, is a faster 1333 MHz front-side bus to match the new Bearlake chipset-family, including the new P35 Express. Besides the faster front-side bus, the new Core 2 Duo E6750 has an identical feature set to the E6700 including 4MB of shared L2 cache. Other Core 2 Duo E6x50-sequence processors have the same shared 4MB L2 cache configuration and Intel has no plans of releasing a 1333 MHz front-side bus processor with 2MB of L2 cache.

Intel Core 2 Duo
Model
Core
Frequency
L2 Cache
FSBJuly 22nd
Pricing
E68503.00 GHz 4MB1333 MHz
$266
E6750 2.66 GHz 4MB1333 MHz
$183
E6550 2.33 GHz 4MB 1333 MHz
$163
E6540 2.33 GHz 4MB 1333 MHz
$163

Intel Virtualization, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep, Intel 64 and Execute Disable Bit technologies make a return on the Core 2 Duo E6750 and E6x50-sequence processors. Intel Trusted Execution Technology, formerly known as La Grande, sneaks its way into the new Core 2 Duo E6750 and E6x50-sequence processors.

Expect a hard launch of the Core 2 Duo E6750 and E6x50-sequence processors in the coming weeks. Intel plans to launch four Core 2 Duo E6x50-sequence processors with speeds varying from 2.33 GHz to 3.0 GHz including a TXT-less E6540.



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as for AMD
By DeepBlue1975 on 6/25/2007 8:43:43 PM , Rating: 2
We don't have any conclusive benchmark results for it. At Anandtech, they've said that chipsets for the new platform are still like growing into a diaper (those that wear diapers usually crawl and suck :D )...
But I'm reluctant to believe that a good chipset could make miracles, and if AMD's chips by now are stuck at something like 1.6ghz like I've read around there, I don't know how long could it take for them to ramp speed up.
Maybe it can be a win situation for AMD in the end, like it was when northwoods could wipe the floor with athlon xps and the first athlon 64s were lousy overclockers... But maybe not.

As for me, I'm just gonna buy what gives me the best performance for the money (that includes on-air overclocking capability at stock voltage) weather it's from Intel or AMD.
By now, all the "bettermometers" are pointing towards Intel's chips.




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