quote: K10 is an extension to K8 (still with a focus on servers) and it is going to do well in the 8+ core server space. Everywhere else it will lag behind, since there's no way a 4MB cache shared across 4 cores will perform as well as the 12MB cache the Penryn Xeons have (Unless of course you're bottleneck is bus traffic and memory latency, which is the case for the market previously mentioned).
quote: There's only so far that you can push a CPU design.
quote: the Celeron Tualatin actually performed about the same as the Coppermine clock for clock
quote: Yeah, like imagine if Intel had've stuck with re-iterating the original Pentium instead of giving us the next generation of computing with Netburst...</sarcasm>