Another update. Its now 12.48 seconds! at 4.1GHz. Check out Post #27 of Pinmod@Conroe E6700 Vcore 1.45v by air cooling. Its becoming a routine affair breaking so many world records within days (or hours). Should be the same I reckon, or better... My own speculations only though.Check out also:
- The Tech Report - Intel Woodcrest previewed. The new Woodcrest 3GHz OUTPERFORMS Opteron 285 in EVERY test, including power dissipation.
- X-bit Labs - Intel Demos 2GHz Quad-Core Server Chips. Intel Shows Off Clovertown Processors (with link to source at HKEPC - IDFï¸°07å¹´Q1æŽ¨å‡ºå››æ ¸å¿ƒ Clovertownå¯¦ç‰©ç¾èº« with pictures). Intel have a working quad core silicon!
- HEXUS.net - Review: Intel's Conroe spanks AMD FX-62's botty - for real!!. Intel Conroe 2.67GHz versus AM2 FX-62 2.8GHz (both on stock speeds). The title says it all...
As for the much anticipated "paper launch" K8L, it may not be available early 2007 as touted, check out (translated) Translated version of HKEPC - AMD disclose more data ... K8L.. Some quotes from that page..
These quad cores seems destined for server and workstation segment. AM2 and Turion are K8 with (updated) DDR2 controller using 90nm. No signs of AMD's 65nm chips (e.g. Brisbane, etc) yet..