Tag Archives: Tick-Tock

Intel Haswell-EP Processor Rumors

Intel releases a new processor microarchitecture every two years, which is called a Tock release. One year later, they take that same microarchitecture and move it to a new, smaller manufacturing process, along with adding some minor feature improvements. This … Continue reading

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A SQL Server Hardware Nugget A Day – Day 14

Since 2006, Intel has adopted a Tick-Tock strategy for developing and releasing new processor models. Every two years, they introduce a new processor family, incorporating a new microarchitecture; this is the Tock release. One year after the Tock release, they … Continue reading

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