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chuckcar
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      09-11-2009
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> Looking at new computers and parts in case I decided to build my own.
> What is the significance, if any, of the part of a CPU name which ID's
> as, for example "Northfield" I saw that on an Intel Q9550 chip. I've
> seen other names too. Does it matter? Does it refer to which plant they
> were made in? Thanks.
>

Revision of the chip - used to be just numbers, but I guess a couple of
decades ago a marketing guy switched departments.


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