If you are unfamiliar with Conroe, and the idea of IPC, read Ryan’s preview, right here on PC Perspective.
“It seems that all AM2 CPUs were outfitted with a support for Reverse-HyperThreading, an architectural change which enables software to think that it is working on a single-core alone. By combining two cores, the company has been able to produce the six IPC “core” that will go head to head against four IPC “core” from Conroe/Merom/WoodCrest combo.”
Here are some more Processor articles from around the web:
- AMD’s new Hammers to bludgeon Conroe? @ HEXUS
- AMD AM2 3500+ Overclocking Adventure @ Virtual-Hideout