Ivy Bridge GPU article

Article: Intel's Ivy Bridge Graphics Architecture
By: kalelovil (kalelovil.delete@this.gmail.com), April 26, 2012 4:19 am
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David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 4/26/12 wrote:
>kalelovil (kalelovil@gmail.com) on 4/26/12 wrote:
>>David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 4/25/12 wrote:
>>>It depends on the market and TDP constraints. For desktop, I'd totally agree with
>>>you, but for notebook it's probably ambiguous
>>The Anandtech Ivy Bridge Laptop Preview shows 45W Ivy >Bridge only equalling 35W
>>Llano despite all the higher TDP and non-IGP (but affecting
>>the IGP's performance) advantages of the Intel platform.
>Which advantages are you thinking of?

Faster memory and faster CPU.

>>Think of it this way; if a theoretical 45W Ivy Bridge laptop APU was designed with
>>the graphics core (including its L3 access) removed and the Llano graphics core
>>grafted in I would expect it to be at least 25% faster in >games than the current 45W Ivy Bridge APUs.
>That's not possible though. If you look at the system architecture, the two are
>quite different and that has a major impact on the GPU.

I was talking theoretically.

>>David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 4/25/12 wrote:
>>>and for 17W, I'd expect IVB to be better.
>>We will have to wait and see, and it will depend on a >number of factors including
>>whether it is being used on battery power or mains and the >ability of the laptop
>>chassis and cooling system to let it turbo.
>Battery power of course. I do agree that it's very system dependent.
>>When it couldn't effectively turbo the igp results of 17W Sandy Bridge were very disappointing:
>Sandy Bridge was never really meant for 17W. Ivy Bridge actually makes sense there,
>and Haswell will be an excellent fit.
>Also, what would you consider the 17W Llano results?

As far as I know there are none.
AMD have had enough issues with Global Foundries' 32nm SOI process without trying to make specialty ultra-low-voltage chips on it.
Hopefully the process has settled down now and AMD's and GF's engineers have the hang of it.
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