Intel I7-980x cache line replacement policy

Intel I7-980x cache line replacement policy

Hi everyone,
I need your help for some question s:

What is the cache line replacement policy for the i7-980x?
is there write buffer in the westmere architecture?
where could I found an image of the westmere architecture not the nehalem?
Thank you.

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I will move this to our Catchall forum, since we don't have a forum for this exact topic.

All the publicly available information on this processor can be found at

I hope this is helpful. If any of the documentation is unclear, please let me know.

Best regards,

Aubrey W.
Intel Software Network Support

Hi Aubrey,
could you tell me please, where could I find informations about the latencies of the 3 caches of the I7-980x?

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