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Originally Posted by Mother-GooserTimothy Smalley explain yourself! :P well PM me if you like. This is all rather annoying now becuase I was gonna go quad lol, but don't think I will now!
That said if I want to I can with ease as it is the same socket, argh, when it gets alot closer to the time i reckon i should worry more lol otherwise i'll have sod all hair left by then!
Originally Posted by RingoldLet me see if I understand correctly; Nehalem is a whole new architecture, in that Core 2 is a totally new design from Netburst, and not just a refresh of Core?
I ask because Netburst held around for five or six solid years, and K8 and even K8L is and will be patches to the original Clawhammer chip that come out.. when? Been a while there, too.
Yet Nehalem, another whole new architecture, after just 2 years?
Not that I'm complaining, a quicker pace of improvement is great, I'm just a little surprised. Things are moving at light speed, compared to the crawl that has been recent history.
Edit: I also need to read the forums much, much more often. Decoding the spoilers are as exciting as the reviews. :p
Originally Posted by customhI DO need an explanation, or a PM from anyone explaining this... multiplier locking or what?
Originally Posted by specofdustThis thread became funny the minute people stopped being able to interprete Tim's hints :D
The higher threads thing sounds interesting. I wonder does this mean they're reintroducing something like hyperthreading? 8 threads on a C2Q would provide enough paralell power for paralell stuff to really start to take off. Whereas 4 doesn't seem like quite enough to have massive parellism.
Originally Posted by mooosicThanks for the review, helpfull :)
Originally Posted by Mother-GooserI think i need to find out more about Nehalem lol
Originally Posted by DougEdeyNehalem is a place in Oregon, its featured activities include: Lodging, Fishing and Kayaking. It's close to a very scenic area.
Originally Posted by customhdoug you are a horrible person.
Originally Posted by NarviAre there any true multithreading software out? Like Valve is trying to do with its Source engine? If there are not, then quad core is probably underrated right now.
Originally Posted by Tim SAny 3D modelling software is heavily multithreaded. :)
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