LinuxHardware: Intel's Core 2 Under Linux
Aug 23, 2006, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Augustus for this link.
"By now, you've probably heard that Intel has a new chip out
that went by the code-name 'Conroe' but now goes by the names Core
2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme. So while you may have read about how
great these chips are under Windows, I bet you have heard little to
no news about Linux performance or even Linux support. As usual,
this is where Linux Hardware comes in to fill in the gaps. I have
each of these top two new processors from Intel as well as some
DDR2-800 and a new NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT. I'll walk you through
the features of this new core processor technology from Intel, take
you through support and performance, and end up with a discussion
on power, heat, cost, and availability. There's a lot to cover
here, so let's get going..."