Details Leaked On Intel 'ivy Bridge' Processors
Posted 05 December 2011 - 01:57 PM
Posted 05 December 2011 - 02:02 PM
My guess is that you're correct. As the frequency increases, so does the tendency of internal RFI to become a problem. I'm surprised they were able to get it this high - especially considering the circuitry is being crammed closer and closer.
Posted 06 December 2011 - 11:56 AM
The size of the entire chip doesn't change, just the manufacturing process to allow less space between transistors.