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    Default Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    So anandtech just did a review or should i say preview about sandy bridge...

    And man i am excited again...

    Pros:

    1. Seriously good IGP performance
    2. On Die IGP....which is free from the processors speed....and also which can turbo
    3. And first they are going to release the mid range parts....so you will be able to get a i5 2600/2400 first...

    Cons:

    1. New socket LGA 1155
    2. Means new mobo required



    I was really interested in thuban...now looks like intel is going to bulldoze them again...


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    source: http://www.anandtech.com/print/3871

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    You are forgetting bulldozer in Q2. 2011 will be interesting

    http://www.realworldtech.com/page.cf...610181333&p=10

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    damn that new socket....

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    Looks like 2011 will be more exciting than 2010 in both gaming & hardware's point of view.

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    ei notun socket tai maira dilo.:S

    i7 2xxx processor gulo kamne use korum? :S

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Whats with the con ... New architecture will require new socket..isn't that normal? However AMD's bulldozer will be compatible with existing AM3 architecture. I dont think Bulldozer can compete with Intel's Sandy Bridge. Maybe Llano will have a thing or two to say against Sandy bridge.

    One thing for sure as Intel was unable to successfully launch their discrete graphics chip Larabee they will try to bring down the existing entry level graphics card market of AMD and Nvidia. And this is not a good sign for AMD and Nvidia. It seems that from next year only Mid Level and Enthusiast level graphics card will exist.

    Intel has brought a revolution in the CPU industry quietly but effectively. Now AMD will be forced to launch a better integrated graphics solution for their Llano architecture which will cannibalize sales of their entry level market.

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Mantis bhai, i am astonished to see LGA 1156 socket will not get any upgrade from em.....

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    I dont think Bulldozer will be able to compete with sandy bridge.....sandy bridge is 20-33% faster than nehalm...so i dont think bulldozer will do anything...


    And heres anadtech preview of bulldozer and bobcat...

    http://www.anandtech.com/print/3863

    Looks like it will be a lot different than phenom II

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by Sumon View Post
    Mantis bhai, i am astonished to see LGA 1156 socket will not get any upgrade from em.....
    There is nothing astonishing. As Intel is the leader in CPU market they are doing whatever they like. When AMD was in lead for a brief period of time AMD also released numerous sockets like Socket 754, Socket 939, Socket 940. All these co-existed. At that time Intel had only one socket Socket 478. But LGA-775 has been supported by Intel for considerable amount of time. Actually there was little real world performance improvement from Quad cores of Socket 775 to Socket 1156. Now the change to 1155 has been drastic. Lower Power consumption, 100% improvement in Integrated Graphics, Higher clock for clock performance. Now the Socket 1155 it seems worthy for upgrade.

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    Ei jinish er daam koro porbey! hai!

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by CHR.M4NTIS View Post
    There is nothing astonishing. As Intel is the leader in CPU market they are doing whatever they like. When AMD was in lead for a brief period of time AMD also released numerous sockets like Socket 754, Socket 939, Socket 940. All these co-existed. At that time Intel had only one socket Socket 478. But LGA-775 has been supported by Intel for considerable amount of time. Actually there was little real world performance improvement from Quad cores of Socket 775 to Socket 1156. Now the change to 1155 has been drastic. Lower Power consumption, 100% improvement in Integrated Graphics, Higher clock for clock performance. Now the Socket 1155 it seems worthy for upgrade.
    Lets see.:S

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    going from lga775 to lga1366/lga1156 was necessary for one reason only...that was these sockets supports on die memory controllers...you see the core 17 9xx processors requires extra lines for triple channel memory...before the northbridge chip like the g41/g45/p45 had the memory controller...now a days processor has them....which in turns allows for very good memory latencies....

    And mind you.....amd had ondie memory controllers from the athlon days...

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Most 'f the new processors are not going to be very overclock friendly with their locked FSB.
    Seriously, thats a huge minus.

    ---------- Post added at 15:58 ---------- Previous post was at 15:47 ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by avas911 View Post
    going from lga775 to lga1366/lga1156 was necessary for one reason only...that was these sockets supports on die memory controllers...you see the core 17 9xx processors requires extra lines for triple channel memory...before the northbridge chip like the g41/g45/p45 had the memory controller...now a days processor has them....which in turns allows for very good memory latencies....

    And mind you.....amd had ondie memory controllers from the athlon days...
    That 's absolutely correct. The on-die substitution required a newer architecture and hence made a call for a new socket.
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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    yeah forgot about that CON.....


    They will not be very much OCable...the K series ones will be..but normal ones will have locked BCLK.....

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by Hemlock View Post
    Most 'f the new processors are not going to be very overclock friendly with their locked FSB.
    Seriously, thats a huge minus.
    Intel is just feeling too comfortable about their lead over AMD. From what I've heard though, there are going to be some K series CPUs for enthusiasts. No idea about pricing though.

    I'm more interested in the die-shrink of sandy bridge (aka ivy bridge), it should bring some more per clock efficiency over Nehalem, making the CPUs all the sweeter.

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    There r chances for the K-series enthusiast line-up to be reasonably priced.
    Head over to this page and read at the end 'f the article.
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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by avas911 View Post
    I dont think Bulldozer will be able to compete with sandy bridge.....sandy bridge is 20-33% faster than nehalm...so i dont think bulldozer will do anything...
    And heres anadtech preview of bulldozer and bobcat...

    http://www.anandtech.com/print/3863

    Looks like it will be a lot different than phenom II
    Its not possible to tell if Bulldozer will be faster or slower than Sandy Bridge. Anand already did a preview of Sandy bridge and its about 15 - 20% faster than Nehalem. Its not impossible to accomplish that feat really.

    Quite a few details of the Bulldozer architecture havent been revealed yet, but from what it looks like, it will be a highly clocked thoughtput oriented processor, most likely faster than Sandy Bridge in multithreaded apps and slower in single threaded apps. Hence the application will play a major part in determining the performance. The new architecture allows two cores to share resources, hence fitting two cores into a "module" results in a smaller core size, hence allows more cores to be fit in one die + increase efficiency in thoughtput.

    Plus, all the Nehalem improvements (wider front end, branch fusion, power gating, true turbo core tech and more aggressive prefetching) are all in bulldozer as well (which is a big jump, since K10.5 had none of them and Core 2 had a few, namely very aggressive prefetchers and a wide front end). The performance estimates of Bulldozer are even more difficult since there is no processor like Bulldozer yet, its a completely new architecture and different from anything thats been done in the past.

    Bobcat looks to be brilliant, far better than the crappy Atom. OoO architecture will allow much faster performance, the onboard GPU is a 40SP or 80SP part which will allow low res gaming somewhat, and the TDP is under 10W! Recent estimates of the Bobcat die have revealed a die size of around 70mm^2. Thats smaller than Atom, and packing a more powerful GPU + CPU (likely). Heres hoping the laptops sporting Bobcat get released soon..

    Well, this discussion is about Sandy Bridge though, so heres the performance preview, and it certainly looks good:

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/3871/t...-wins-in-a-row
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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Looks like i was wrong...

    I didnt know phenom II didnt have prefetching....comeon....how come they released a processor withour it..:O

    If you are correct...man

    And about threading....already it is true......phenom II x6 already beat i5/i7 if heavily threaded apps are used...

    the prob is not everyone uses cinebench......i hope they perfect the turbo thing...at least per core..

    And also power gating...really important.....they did an amazing job in the gpu end...just same power saving in cpus and we are golden.....although the gpus didnt use gating....rather a underclocking...

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    Default Re: Intel Sandy Bridge is coming on Q1 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by avas911 View Post
    Looks like i was wrong...

    I didnt know phenom II didnt have prefetching....comeon....how come they released a processor withour it..:O

    If you are correct...man

    And about threading....already it is true......phenom II x6 already beat i5/i7 if heavily threaded apps are used...

    the prob is not everyone uses cinebench......i hope they perfect the turbo thing...at least per core..

    And also power gating...really important.....they did an amazing job in the gpu end...just same power saving in cpus and we are golden.....although the gpus didnt use gating....rather a underclocking...
    PII had prefetchers, but they werent even half as agressive as Core2, let alone Nehalem. Since AMD implemented an integrated memory controller so long ago, they did not bother to spend R & D on advanced prefetchers while Intel spend a massive budget on prefetchers when they designed Pentium M. Bulldozer seems to have a much, much more agressive prefetcher, seemingly more agressive than Nehalem as I hear.

    About Turbo, John Fruehe in their server department says it will be better implemented than Intel's solution, which is important since Bulldozer will be a very wide + high frequency chip.

    Also, Bulldozer can process 2 ALU + AGU in one cycle, and 4 ALU + 4 AGU in one module (2 "cores"). PII could only do either 3 ALU or 3 AGU, the scheduler could not fetch both at the same time (now the scheduler is unified). Hence Bulldozer not only takes up less die size, it is faster and more efficient as well on a higher level

    Yes, the GPU's were underclocked, but massively

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