Reply to post: Re: Intel's Core i9 revealed to reach 36 cores. Not.

Core-blimey! Intel's Core i9 18-core monster – the numbers

TheVogon Silver badge

Re: Intel's Core i9 revealed to reach 36 cores. Not.

"Given that you can saturate this memory subsystem with just two cores, and will almost certainly saturate it with half a dozen, the benefits of having another twelve cores sitting around are questionable for any real-world usage"

That's what the large chunk of on CPU cache memory is for.

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