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Old 08-08-2006, 05:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Toledo.... San Diego.... Whats the difference?

Just wandered what the difference in name means....

Is it something to do with overclocking?

Im getting a 4600 dual core... but the site doesnt specify the name like toledo or san diego...

Sorry if its a stupid question!

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Old 08-08-2006, 06:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Toledo is dual core 1MB L2 Cache, and San Diego is single core 1MB L2 Cache


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Old 08-08-2006, 06:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I believe it reffers more to the architecture used. Like if two CPUs have the same core name, then they're probly just set at different speeds or something.
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Old 08-08-2006, 06:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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the Toledo core is simply two San Diego cores on one processor die. in otherwords it's a dual core San Diego as opposed to the real San Diego core which is a single core. the 4600+ is neither. it is a Manchester core. it is a dual core but it is based on the Venice core.
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Old 08-08-2006, 06:57 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks - i understand now.
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Old 08-10-2006, 07:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Just as nitestick, said. Some times they call it codename.

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