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Intel's Dodgy Ivy Bridge DX11 Demo: That Ultrabook Tested

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#26
yes for the most part, at least with BD compared to SB, and APU compared to SB. But iGPU wise the APU is more power efficient. With 22nm Intel will have no problem improving on this a lot, especially with configurable TDP.
Yes, the Llano iGPs are more efficient/just plain better than Intel's SB iGP, but will AMDs next gen be better than IB? That remains to be seen.

Also, I still don't get this configurable TDP. I know I should just look it up, but as far as I can see, it's nothing more than adjusting the performance vs power consumption ratios, as the two are mutually exclusive. Basically, IB has a certain maximum performance and they're simply dialing it back to save some electrical power. Nothing new or fancy in that.
 

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How do you know that?

Also, aren't Intel already ahead in power management?
about graphic there's nothing we can talk about comparing intel and AMD because, beside.. for power management i just comparing SB to Llano, not the entire cpu lineup..

It was Dirt2 and undisclosed settings at an unknown resolution. Honestly, I wouldn't want to use either for gaming, their both crap GPU wise.
as far as i know Dirt2 didnt have a snowy tracks, i had completed the game few months ago..