Originally Posted by Hussein19891
AMD Quads and Duals have much less cache then their Intel's counterparts. Yet they still seem to do alright in gaming. So cache doesn't really do a lot for gaming.
it doesnt do a lot for AMD
chips. because of their IMC, they dont need the big cache. current intel chips, on the other hand, do benefit from larger cache. gaming there is a measurable difference, but in programs that crunch numbers like superpi...there is a massive performance difference.
nehalem will have the IMC, so the cache will be noticeably smaller.
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