Featured Articles

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

Research firm IHS got hold of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and took it apart to the last bolt to figure out…

More...
Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has finally gone on sale and it can be yours for €699, which is quite a lot of…

More...
Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel has added a load of Haswell refresh parts to its official price list and there really aren’t any surprises to…

More...
Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

During his appearance at PAX East panel and confirmed on Twitter, Titanfall developer Respawn confirmed that the first DLC pack for…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 20 July 2007 09:23

3 to 4 % of Barcelona can go over 2.6 GHz

Written by Fuad Abazovic

Image

Promising scores but...


We learned that three to four percent of K10 Barcelona processors can actually hit speeds higher than 2.5 or 2.6 GHz. This is finally good news as AMD doesn’t need much more of these super fast CPUs to beat Intel in the high end. The trouble is that the majority of CPUs are doomed to life under 2.5 GHz.

These chips are reported to hit between 2.8 and some of them even 3.0 GHz which is exactly how much AMD needs to compete with Penryn and the current Intel 65 nm Quad cores.

The big question remains how are you going to utilize the performance of all four cores, as in most of the applications you won't see any benefit by going from dual core to quad core.

In current games you don’t see the any advantages which signals that in games the K10 Phenom FX won't be faster than the upcoming and much cheaper dual core Kuma CPU, but it will be faster clock to clock than the Core 2 Duo or Athlon X2 or FX.  

Last modified on Friday, 20 July 2007 09:28
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments