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Intel Releases 7 New Chips, including a 6-core.

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Intel has released seven new Xeon processors (just after AMD released their tri-core processors) including one with six cores per chip that all have a 16MB shared cache memory.

The cool thing about the new Xeon 7400 series is that they can scale up to 16 sockets to create servers of up to 96 processing units inside one machine.

The Xeon 7400 series has set new four and eight socket records virtualisation, database, enterprise resource planning and e-commerce.

The specs of the chips are; frequencies of up to 2.66GHz and power levels down to 50 watts, the 6-core is x86 compatible with a 65-watt version is also available.

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Written by techran

September 16, 2008 at 5:02 pm

Posted in Industry News

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