Performance analysis of K8 and Core online

Article: Performance Analysis for Core 2 and K8: Part 1
By: David Kanter (dkanter.delete@this.realworldtech.com), October 29, 2008 1:47 am
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Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am very happy to announce that my brother Aaron and I have written up the first part of a long over-due article that takes a deep dive into the performance of modern CPUs.

Two years ago, we started playing with Code Analyst and VTune to gather performance profiling data on common gaming benchmarks. Our goal is to try and dive one level deeper than traditional benchmarking and quantitatively explore why Intel's Core 2 is vastly superior to AMD's K8 for the benchmarks we selected.

Our articles goes through many of the problems we dealt with (such as flaky tools, inconsistent results, etc.) and presents a substantial amount of data on relatively modern applications.

Please take a read and use some of this information to think about how future CPUs, such as Nehalem and Barcelona might perform.

http://realworldtech.com/page.cfm?ArticleID=RWT102808015436


Enjoy,


David
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