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Penryn µarch
General Info
Arch TypeCPU
DesignerIntel
ManufacturerIntel
IntroductionNovember, 2007
Phase-outSeptember, 2008
Process45 nm
Instructions
ISAx86-64
Succession

Penryn was the microarchitecture for Intel's 45 nm process for desktops and servers as a successor to Core. Penryn was replaced by the Nehalem microarchitecture in late 2008.


Die Shot[edit]

Dual-core Penryn 3MB[edit]

  • 3MB L2 cache
  • 81 mm²
  • 274,000,000 transistors
  • 45 nm process
  • 2 cores
intel penryn core duo die shot 3mb.jpeg


Dual-core Penryn 6MB[edit]

  • 6MB L2 cache
  • 107 mm²
  • 410,000,000 transistors
  • 45 nm process
  • 2 cores
intel penryn core duo die shot.jpeg


Hexa-core Penryn[edit]

intel Penryn dunnington die shot.jpeg
codenamePenryn +
designerIntel +
first launchedNovember 2007 +
full page nameintel/microarchitectures/penryn +
instance ofmicroarchitecture +
instruction set architecturex86-64 +
manufacturerIntel +
microarchitecture typeCPU +
namePenryn +
phase-outSeptember 2008 +
process45 nm (0.045 μm, 4.5e-5 mm) +