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Old October 18, 2011, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Bond007 View Post
That TDP dropping with ivy bridge tells me that Intel is just enjoying the lack of performance that bulldozer offered and are keeping clocks lower than they could be to have low power consumption (rather than keep the same TDP and have a larger increase in performance). I expect a small improvement over SB, but with lower power consumption. Could be some massive OCing headroom if that is the case.
IIRC they are claiming 20 percent less power use AND 20% increase in performance. Even if that second part is bollocks.....drop a D14 or H80/h100 and Im with you and bet we will see some monster OC's.

Looks to be another nail in AMD Bulldozer's coffin. Damn shame. :(
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