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Intel’s Sandy Bridge Architecture & CPU Performance

Sometimes the unraveling of a new CPU is exciting. And then, sometimes, it is like fasten your seatbelt, close your eyes and hope you’ll withstand the G-force from the sheer acceleration of workloads.

AMD had a few of those in the past, Intel, more recently with the Nehalem architecture and particularly that one seemed a tough act to follow, even though Lynnfield at least did not drop off the cliff with respect of upping the ante.

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