Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 16 October 2007 20:23

Intel to launch quad core Itaniums

Written by test
Rate this item
(0 votes)
Image

IDF Taiwan: Tukwila to be twice as fast as Montvale


Intel hasn't exactly been making a lot of noise about its Itanium platform and altough the soon to launched Montvale or Itanium 2 9100-series isn't a big secret, IDF Taiwan was one of the first places Intel actually showed final production CPUs.

Image
Montvale

It has two lock-stepped cores that act as one logical CPU, and this might be a bit odd when you consider Intel's dedication to multi-core architectures; but fret not, as the next generation of Itaniums, the Tukwila, brings quad core to the platform.

Intel showed the first wafer of the Tukwila core, which aparently has close to two billion transistors (that's in U.S. units, so that's 2000 million) and it will use an entierly new platform.

Image
Tukwilla wafer

Montvale should launch some time this quarter and Intel was talking about mainframe reliability at mainstream prices, which might be right if you consider between US$1,500 and $3,700 to be mainstream pricing. The Tukwila platform will launch sometime in the second half of 2008.
Last modified on Friday, 19 October 2007 05:20
test

test

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments