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CPU charts call X2 4600 a toledo, isn't it a manchester???

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November 13, 2006 5:49:18 AM

I thought the X2 4600 was a manchester, not toledo and the 4400 and 4800 were toledo?

If there is in fact a 4600 toledo, is it much faster than manchester???
November 13, 2006 6:15:59 AM

i believe it is a misprint. as far as i know there isnt a 4600 toledo. also.. whats with no e6300 on the charts..
November 13, 2006 6:44:11 AM

Now im confused. Is it a misprint or is there in fact a toledo 4600.

They should put the E6300 on the charts, it is a very popular chip.

If there is a toledo, is it faster than Manchester???

I want to know becasue i have a Manchester and want to get an idea where by system lies on the charts.
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November 13, 2006 6:46:42 AM

hmm was not aware of that. odd that toms would use those though for the charts, since theyre not nearly in as much use as the manchester versions.
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November 13, 2006 12:16:59 PM

The Toledo chips are all made from a 2x1MB L2 mask. If the chip passes all of its test and all of the cache comes out working, it stays branded a Toledo. However, if there is a tiny defect that makes less than half of the cache not work, then the chip has 512KB of each 1MB cache bank disabled and is now called a Manchester. These chips are functionally similar to the normal Manchesters (which are made from a different mask than the Toledo and can only have 2x512KB L2 maximum) but have extra non-functional silicon. Note that all Allendale (2MB L2) Core 2 Duos are really 4MB Conroes with half of the cache turned off. Intel will shortly be introducing Allendale C2Ds made from their own 2MB-only mask.

The real 2x1MB Toledos are faster than the Manchesters by a little bit. If you have a Manchester, it will be just a touch slower (0% to maybe 7-8% tops) than an equivalent clockspeed Toledo.
November 13, 2006 12:28:17 PM

MU_Engineer, you are so smart and helpful. I don't think most people knew that (including me) and to top it off you explained it clear as day. Thanks.
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November 13, 2006 5:38:25 PM

Well, thanks! You guys here helped me out a lot on various issues too.
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