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Intel Core i7 On Linux

Apr 07, 2009, 17:18 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"By now most of you should be familiar with the Core i7 processor family, which is based upon Intel's Nehalem architecture. The Core i7 series was introduced with a new CPU socket, LGA-1366, which replaces the LGA-775 socket and is not backwards compatible. Like what has been done with AMD processors for years, with the CPU socket and new Core i7 series comes moving the memory controller onto the CPU die. The integrated memory controller supports three DDR3 memory channels. The initial Core i7 processors are built with a 45nm process and have approximately 731 million transistors."

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