Originally Posted by vagxtr
phenom 2 at least uses smaller 45nm node and give us some power reduction, unlike those power hungry monster
and as far as insulation goes they could put it into rv770, but then again they wouldn't have shiny new refurbished product 9 month after
The thing is even though it doesn't look different if you looked at the blueprints or compared them with microscopes there would be differences in the cores.
For example imagine a windy road around hills and over bumps with speed limits etc and what they've done is they've flattened it all out and made it a straight flat road allowing everything to go faster.