Originally Posted by btarunr
Just as you say you'd be silent if it was something built from scratch, you can't be loud about this either. As for scratch, these are 'old' processors, but shrunk, clocked to 2 GHz, .....etc. When something of this sort comes from Gelsinger, it's better we not jump to assumptions that it's a 'bad' architecture, since we've seen nothing to prove it's bad just as yet.
since the core architecture (core solo/duo, and then onto core 2 duo/quad) designs came from a pentium 3 tualatin, his argument really falls down anyway. old cores that hit a tech limit can really be revilatised with new tech and die shrinks.