Patent Number: 7,788,519

Title: Method, system, and apparatus for improving multi-core processor performance

Abstract: A system, apparatus, and method for a core rationing logic to enable cores of a multi-core processor to adhere to various power and thermal constraints.

Inventors: Bailey; Daniel W. (Austin, TX), Dutton; Todd (Southborough, MA), Fossum; Tryggve (Northborough, MA)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 1/00 (20060101); G06F 12/00 (20060101); G06F 1/26 (20060101); G06F 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018