Simultaneous Two-Way Multithreading, QuickPath Interconnect Part of Nehalem
From ExtremeTech: "Nehalem [...] will contain two to eight cores, a 4-instruction wide ISA, and two-way simultaneous multithreading. Notable additions include the QuickPath interconnect" More»
Intel Moves to Six Cores by 2H’08
From Computerworld: "Dan Olds, an analyst at Gabriel Consulting Group Inc., said moving beyond quad-core processors, which to date have been the high-water mark in the semiconductor industry, is a major step" More»
Intel discloses details on Nehalem, Dunnington, Larrabee and more
From AnandTech: "Intel Details Nehalem and Tempts with Larrabee" »
Does low power always mean a performance sacrifice?
Not according to the latest SPECpower benchmark results. But first, no doubt you all saw the excellent press coverage the new low voltage Xeon announcement garnered. But what does it mean in practical terms?Well, let me remind you of our low power line up: We have several new 45nm high-k metal gate quad-core Intel Xeon processors, two of which have...