Intel's Nehalem Sneak Peak
"We get a sniff of Intels new 45nm architecture after Penryn"
Published: 29th March 2007 | Source: VR-Zone |29/03/07
We get a little sniff of what comes after Penryn as far as Intel are concerned. Bearing in mind that Penryn is purely a shrink/derivative of the 65nm Core microarchitecture to 45nm, Nehalem appears to be where it's at.
|Intel today revealed some details on their 45nm Nehalem processors but we will tell you more later about Nehalem-based desktop processors that is not discussed during the press briefing. Here's what we understand from the briefing : 1. Nehalem is on native 45nm Hi-K and is on track for 2008 release|
2. 4-issue Core Architecture
3. On-die memory controller (DDR3 supported)
4. CSI or P2P serial interconnects
5. Simultaneous multi-threading (we told you before about MTT)
6. Highly scalable architecture (1 core/2 threads to 8+ cores/16+ threads)
7. Optional Integrated Graphics (probably on multi-chip package)
8. Multi-level shared cache (probably L2 shared and L3 shared)
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