Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Wed 20th Aug 2008 17:13 UTC, submitted by Vito Melecka
Intel Intel unveiled a power gate feature incorporating a "turbo" mode for its upcoming Nehalem family of processors. With the turbo mode, in a situation where not all the cores are necessary for a particular workload, the ones that are idle will be turned off and power is channeled to the cores that are active, making them more efficient. Intel also showcased the Nehalem-EX for the expandable server market, which consists of eight-core processors on a single die.
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RE: Mulit vs single threaded
by frantisheq on Wed 20th Aug 2008 18:46 UTC in reply to "Mulit vs single threaded"
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sorry but i just can't ressist ;) from my experience i can tell that if i'll be using some MS OS it'll be just as slow as vista is now. remember those "what intel gave us, microsoft took from us" articles? ;) no flaming but the problem is if i use vista on my 2.4 GHz core2duo it feels just like ME on my old 400MHz Pentium II no matter if use those sassy glass window frames or not

Edited 2008-08-20 18:51 UTC

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RE[2]: Mulit vs single threaded
by satan666 on Wed 20th Aug 2008 19:23 in reply to "RE: Mulit vs single threaded"
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remember those "what intel gave us, microsoft took from us" articles? ;)

It doesn't work like that. It's all about creating new needs. You want to sell your new products. This is where Vista comes in handy. I'll hazard a guess: these new CPUs are designed to work with Windows 7.

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frantisheq Member since:

i agree but in case of MS i'm glad i don't need it and hopefully never will. in case i will "need" their OS i'll return to the cave and sell my comp

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RE[2]: Mulit vs single threaded
by justinc on Wed 20th Aug 2008 19:27 in reply to "RE: Mulit vs single threaded"
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Something is seriously wrong with your P.C.

I use Linux/*BSD/*Solaris/Windows and yes even vista and I dont see it running slow.

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frantisheq Member since:

lucky you but i expected new computer to run faster that's why i bought it. thx god for hackintosh.

ok enough because this will end up as flaming no matter how i try to avoid it ;)

PS: i'm also on XP, *Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS and no problems with speed, no HDD doing something all the time, no full 2G memory. tried server 2008 as desktop os and i have to say i like it more compared to vista

sorry for my english

Edited 2008-08-20 19:38 UTC

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