90nm power @ X-bit

TheRod

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Very good article about the new Winchester core. Very instructive for overclocker's and enthousiasts out there!

<A HREF="http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/athlon64-90nm.html" target="_new">http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/athlon64-90nm.html</A>

The numbers speak for themselves. The new 90nm core consumes considerably less power than the older 130nm core in both: idle state and under heavy processor workload. Note also that the <b>50W</b> power consumption demonstrated by the Winchester core at 2.4GHz core clock is a very low value for contemporary processors. This fact gives us some reason to hope that the frequency potential of the Winchester core will turn out pretty significant. For a more illustrative comparison we also measured the power consumption of the Pentium 4 processors based on Northwood and Prescott cores and working at 3.4GHz core clock. The results turned out simply impressive: under maximum workload Pentium 4 processor on Northwood core consumed about <b>100W</b> of power, while the Prescott based CPU (with a C0 core stepping) required about <b>132W</b>. This way, we have every right to call all Athlon 64 processors very economical solutions, and certainly this first of all refers to the new CPUs based on 90nm Winchester core.
This little paragraph really shows that AMD 90nm is very strong. It came a bit late compared to Intel, but it has a lot of potential. The normal Athlon 64 @ 90nm could get a Low-Power rating for notebook without problems! This is quite interesting. The article is worth the read!

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Link not working for me.

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phial

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linky no work

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TheRod

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Humm... For me the link work! It is still buggy???

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<font color=red>Radeon 8500 128Megs</font color=red> @ C:275/M:290 <- <i>It's enough for WoW!</i>
 

phial

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OK it works now, but its really slow. must have been REALLY slow before

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TheRod

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Seems like X-bit have some Web Server or internet connection problem today! :smile:

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A7N8X / <font color=green><b>Sempron 2800+</b></font color=green> <- <i>Is this affecting my credibility?</i>
Kingston DDR333 2x256Megs
<font color=red>Radeon 8500 128Megs</font color=red> @ C:275/M:290 <- <i>It's enough for WoW!</i>
 

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