[rescue] PC Hardware

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Mar 11 20:21:05 CDT 2008

>From: nate at portents.com
>Date: 2008/03/11 Tue AM 11:49:17 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] PC Hardware

>> Intel E8400 CPU (2x cores, 3 Meg Cache/core @ 3.0 GHz)
>                             ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>It's actually got 6MB of shared L2 cache for both cores.  You might be
>confusing it with the QX9650 'Yorkfield' which has two 'Wolfdale' CPUs
>joined together (each with 6MB shared cache) for 12MB of L2 total.

I wasn't aware of the other chip, so I didnt' confuse them (I was just wrong ;^), but you are right, it is 6 Meg shared cache.



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