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Lot's of big Intel news this week

Intel sells off communications chip unitA day after the debut of a key server processor, Intel hands off a line of business that never really took off.Intel quad-core processors may see spike in power - sourcesIntel dual-die "Clovertown" Quad-Core CPU due in 2007 may  top 100 watts, which is similar to AMD's single-die quad-core processor.

Intel sells off communications chip unit
A day after the debut of a key server processor, Intel hands off a line of business that never really took off.

Intel quad-core processors may see spike in power - sources
Intel dual-die "Clovertown" Quad-Core CPU due in 2007 may  top 100 watts, which is similar to AMD's single-die quad-core processor.

Intel: We're back
Intel makes a big splash with their Xeon 5100 Core2 Woodcrest server processors

Xeon Woodcrest Preys On Opteron
A good run down on the newest Intel Xeon 5100 processors and an architectural comparison

Woodcrest outperforms Opteron in speed and power consumption
Analyst from Thomas Weisel Partners issued an announcement on Intel's power consumption claims