[Vm-dev] Off-topic: Intel Core i9-9880H vs. Xeon E-2276M

Alistair Grant akgrant0710 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 24 18:23:56 UTC 2019

Hi Ben,

On Tue, 24 Sep 2019 at 16:39, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Sep 2019 at 21:12, Alistair Grant <akgrant0710 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Ben,
>> Thanks for your reply.
>> I'd always assumed that Xeon's were faster because they had a
>> different internal architecture to the Core range.
> No, that would cost more.  The distinction between Xeon/i9/i7/i5
> is simply how well they test after manufacture.
> Xeons were premium because there had to be less manufacturing errors to end up with larger caches.
> But your i9 there has a larger cache, so maybe that quality dimension has shifted.
> This is interesting reading...
> https://www.quora.com/How-does-Intel-design-and-produce-so-many-models-of-CPUs/answer/Jacob-VanWagoner?share=1&srid=tpqN

Now that you mention this, I do remember reading something similar (a
long time ago).


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