Anand's Nehalem preview is up

Discussion in 'Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets' started by Chris_S, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. Chris_S

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    Well there goes that cashcow :p

    32mm chip, should be next after Nehalem.

    Looks good, I like the new socket too :)
     
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  3. mshagg

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    Sounds like they had mobo issues?

    Awesome read... but plps pls pls pls dont have different sockets for different grade chips!!!

    PS. What's a Sandy Bridge :D
     
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    Finally a fast enough chip to encode all my precious Pr0n to DivX :thumbup:

    If Intel use diff sockets that will really suck hard
     
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    Whaaaaaaaa???????? :shock::wired:
     
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    In 3d rendering it looks very good, can't say that much about video encoding.
     
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    very impressed with how it seems it's going to be.
    i'm thinkin that the lowest speed @ launch will be 2.66ghz

    nehalem @ 4ghz brings tears to the eyes :upset:
     
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    I'm just happy they are moving from the FSB and using DDR3, new toys and technologies to muck around with.
     
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    What the verdict on the overclocking rumours?? Yay or Nay?

    I'd love to see what Dinos and Eva can do with some nice new toys D_M.... that said, they never quite seem the same after those boys have given their new toys 'the treatment'... :lol:

    I should think this 'review' deserves it's own news item also.
     
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    I'd expect these ES chips to be unlocked as most are, but info is limited on these chips from what i've seen.
     
  11. fuzzyjoe

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    In the article he states something about there being PCI-E issues with the board they were using, so they couldn't run any game benchies.

    All in all it looks like a great jump in performance, especially on early'ish hardware. Looks like I'll have to wait a little longer before upgrading the ol' P4. :Paranoid:
     
  12. Ghost of Lauda

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    I don't think a Nehalem system will provide much value till Q3 09, as a combo of lack of availability and DDR3 prices work against it on the value front.
     
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    So much for thinking I'd upgrade Q1 '09 when a new socket arrives :(

    Whats the roadmap for this new socket? Going to be here for the long haul ala 775?
     
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    you should mention _which_ socket :)
     
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    Its hard to know what ddr3 prices will be in 6-8+ months time :D
     
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    I know what you are saying, but apparently Intel is releasing a more consumer oriented version of Nehalem or the platform it needs for Q3 09 as well, so I expect they will price Nehalem very high till then, as they heavily concentrate on the server market for the next 9 to 12 months.

    Intel won't make their Core 2 Quads and Dual Cores obsolete anytime soon.
     
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    They'll shift as much as possible to the 45nm process to make the most money as well as cleaning up what processors they still sell on the old 65nm..then we wait for 32nm :D
     
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    I told myself a few months ago that I'd wait for info on Nehalem before considering upgrading; it looks like doing so may be a rather good idea :).
     
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    I agree; I'm skipping Penryn and waiting for Nehalem :)
     
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    Wow, just read the mini-review.

    Looks good. Very good.
     

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