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April 5, 2011 by

Intel debuts Xeon E7 family

The Xeon-based range, formerly known as the Westmere-EX family, are Intel's main chip family aside from Itanium to target the high-end, high-power mission critical servers

April 6, 2010 by

Has Nehalem hit a new sweet spot?

Two things have happened recently that could presage major changes in the way that servers are used and deployed. In particular, I'd argue that the x86 architecture has cemented its place as the flavour du jour in all but the most demanding or batch-processing heavy of environments.

March 16, 2010 by

Intel Nehalem opens RISC apps to x86

The release of the Intel Nehalem EX server chip may make it viable to run applications currently restricted to RISC-based systems on cheaper x86 hardware, according to analyst firm Ideas International.

March 11, 2010 by

More details on Intel's six-core Gulftown chip

The performance gulf between Intel and AMD (pun intended) just got a little bit bigger.At a conference for game developers this week, Intel announced its first six-core desktop processor, the Core i7- 980X Extreme Edition (my colleague, Sean Portnoy, wrote about this earlier).

January 5, 2010 by

Benchmarks: Intel's 32nm Clarkdale

Intel's first 32nm processor is also the first to integrate a graphics chip into the CPU package. This dual-core Westmere processor also includes hyperthreading and automatic overclocking.


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