Intel announces "Nehalem" - 8-core CPU with mem-controller + graphic capabilities

Intel announces "Nehalem" - 8-core CPU with mem-controller + graphic capabilities

Post by Intel Gu » Sun, 01 Apr 2007 23:40:40



If the current "Core Solo" is basically a vapor-product (I've never
seen one avaiable for retail or e-tail sale) then why would Intel even
bother with a single-core version of this new chip?

That said, apparently many laptop and desktop PC's from major vendors
are not shipping with multi-core support turned on, or at least with
this kb update, as per this source:

http://www.yqcomputer.com/

See also:

http://www.yqcomputer.com/

Which adds to my assertion that multi-core CPU's is largely bullshit
as experienced by the vast majority of PC owners and is nothing more
than a marketing pitch by Intel the same way that XP was supposed to
be the hottest thing ever for PC's back in 2002.

As we learned with XP (that the emperor had no clothes) the same can
be said for multi-core CPU's.

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1) (for Intel CPUs) Check to see if the mandatory Windows XP Hotfix
Patch: KB896256 (NOT automatically downloaded with Windows Update) is
installed.
if not download KB896256 XP patch and install it.

1) (for AMD CPUs) Check to see if the mandatory Windows XP Hotfix
Patch: KB896256 (NOT automatically downloaded with Windows Update) and
the AMD CPU drivers are installed.

Note 1: Only install the AMD Driver if you have an AMD CPU.
Note 2: The AMD Dual-Core Optimizer was AMD's answer to Microsoft's
Multi-Core fix... originally, to get the hotfix, one would have to
email Microsoft to get it... *** that. Therefore, AMD released their
Optimizer to give the public (with AMD CPUs) a way to utilize both
cores. If you install the AMD Optimizer and it works without problems,
then you would NOT have to install the the WinXP hotfix.

UPDATE: Windows XP Hotfix KB896256 Version 4 (From Microsoft)
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1. Intel announces "Nehalem" - 8-core CPU with mem-controller + graphic capabilities

2. Intel announces "Nehalem" - 8-core CPU with mem-controller + graphic capabilities


Because the real current single-core offerings are cheapie Celerons. I
doubt there will be many (if any) single core Nehalems at launch, but
they're not going to be selling 90nm chips forever; is there even a 65nm
shrink of the Celeron D?

--
Nate Edel http://www.yqcomputer.com/

"What's the use of yearning for Elysian Fields when you know you can't get
'em, and would only let 'em out on building leases if you had 'em?" (WSG)

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