Re: CPU nomenclature

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by chuckcar, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. chuckcar

    chuckcar Guest

    wrote in
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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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    chuckcar, Sep 11, 2009
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