Conroe- Legit or Internet buzz?

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Conroe- Legit or Internet buzz?

Post by Fogey » Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:06 pm

Wow, I had a look e see around after my visit here. Wham, the internet seems to be a blaze with Intel Conroe "Info" Here's just one

http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=4843

Wonder what the ratio of real vs hype is?

Nate: can you get your hands on one of these bad boys and give us a legit informative answer. Thanks

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Post by Apoptosis » Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:15 pm

I've seen Conroe before and I know it's a strong chip. The processor I saw was not running 2.67GHz and I didn't get a chance to see these benchmark numbers. I didn't go to IDF this spring, but I know Intel had these systems set up for reviewers to play on. I'd say this is 85% real and 15% hype. Intel wouldn't install any games/applications they know they perform bad on, so time will tell.

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Post by infinitevalence » Wed Mar 08, 2006 2:22 pm

64bit.... intel care to respond?
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Post by -mogwai » Fri Mar 10, 2006 12:06 am

apparently, it's definitely a strong chip.... not just hype.

http://anandtech.com/tradeshows/showdoc.aspx?i=2716
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Post by Fogey » Fri Mar 10, 2006 12:32 pm

Wow! Intel has come a long way in a short time. Conroe seems to be real, not hype. 450 mm wafer production coming. Moving from .65->-.45->-.32 mfg process. New CPUs in the future that will only need 200 mv to operate. Wait a minute, I also remember couple years back reading about the future.
Single core CPU over 5 ghz, later 10 ghz. BTX form factor, etc..
Well, at least the Conroe looks good so far and real, not just hype. So far, this is good. Time will tell on the rest. 8-[

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Post by Jarlax » Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:43 am

I have read a few articles on the Conroe performance and so far they have been pretty amazing. I am falling into the hype.

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