By Mark Hermeling
blog post from Ed Sperling on the performance of modern day processors.
Some interesting tidbits from his post:
- A Xeon on 3.46 Ghz uses up to 130 Watt, bring this down to 2.66 Ghz
and you drop 50 Watt to 80 Watt. This is how a chip with multiple
cores running at a lower frequency can deliver more performance per