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Phoronix: Intel Core 2 Duo Family Preview

Jul 18, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Phoronix for this link. ]

"Intel Corporation is set to deliver the Intel Core 2 Duo, a CPU that is expected to overtake AMD's long-standing performance lead. For months now there have been speculations and early reports on how this new Core architecture could fare in this competitive processing world, but today Intel is finally delivering on their promise with its official announcement of the Core 2 Duo (Conroe). Intel's Core 2 Duo is designed to deliver breathtaking performance, and it hopes to go home with the computing crown. We will not be delivering performance numbers in this piece; the article is simply intended as a short hardware primer to meet the midnight launch. We will be delivering our Linux Intel Core 2 Duo results shortly afterward.

"By now Conroe should be no mystery to any of you, considering the amount of discussion that the CPU core's codename has caused over the past months (and years for that matter)..."

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