Sunday, June 10, 2012
The die size of the four variants of Ivy Bridge-DT
Although Intel officially informed that your Ivy Bridge-DT/MB/ULV microprocessors (versions for notebook and desktop Ultrabooks respectively) have a die area of 160mm ², this area corresponds to the variant with two x86 modules (4 cores) and PGI HD Graphics 4000, but the other variants have different areas which are detailed below:
2 dual-core x86 modules (4 cores, 8MB L3) + HD 4000 IGP: 159.82mm ².
2 dual-core x86 modules (4 cores, 6MB L3) + IGP HD 2500: 132.82mm ².
1 module x86 dual-core (2 cores, 4MB L3) + HD 4000 IGP: 118.08mm ².
1 module x86 dual-core (2 cores, 3MB L3) + IGP HD 2500: 93.58mm ².