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Intel "Family 6" CPU Era Coming To An End Soon: Code Suggests Cooper Forest & Adams Lake

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  • cyring
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    T'il the other Manufacturers are covered by patches. If they will to! Or some at kernel will inherit the heavy job.
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  • Phoronos
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    And Skylake doesnt see any progress ???

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  • Doug
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    Itanium is family 7 and pentium 4 is family 15, so I dont know what special support linux needs to support different families than 6

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  • user556
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    Originally posted by CommunityMember View Post
    Intel is slowly running out of models in family 6 (models are 8 bits, so 256 models total, even if some of them never shipped or are otherwise reserved). A new family is needed.
    Originally posted by Sonadow View Post
    It's just a CPUID, nothing is going to change.
    ​That's what I was expecting to read in the article itself.

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  • Sonadow
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    It's just a CPUID, nothing is going to change.

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  • CommunityMember
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    Intel is slowly running out of models in family 6 (models are 8 bits, so 256 models total, even if some of them never shipped or are otherwise reserved). A new family is needed.

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  • JEBjames
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    Michael

    typo "notes that tne transition" should be "the"

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  • vient
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    Originally posted by waxhead View Post
    very simple to follow unike cacao pond / buddah bulldozer or whatever they call processor's these days....
    Intel, if you see this, PLEASE I need Cacao Pond CPU now, please...

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  • varikonniemi
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    I wonder if there is coming something big, like a new microarchitecture? One would think this is the biggest processor change in decades, would be expected to dump the Core name also.

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  • FrankL
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    Originally posted by George99 View Post

    cite new CPUs in other families may be Douglas Cove / Adams Lake

    and to Douglas Adams?
    in just 4 more days this will start making alot of sense.

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