Saturday, May 26, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
FBI Says Reboot Your Router to Stop Malware Infecting 500k Devices
ASUS Chromebox 3 Series Coming in July
U.S. to Impose Fine, New Management to ZTE to Keep it in Business
Facebook Keeps Working on In-house Chip Designs
AMD Increased GPU Market Share in Q1
Seagate's New VR Power Drive Adds Capacity and Extends Battery Life of the HTC VIVE Focus VR Headset
Samsung Should Pay Apple $539 million in Patent Retrial
Amazon Admits Alexa Eavesdropped and Shared Conversation
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel t...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, October 30, 2004
Intel to debut new Itaniums Nov. 8


Intel's newest top-line Itanium 2 processor is due to arrive Nov. 8, according to sources familiar with the plans.

The processor, an upgraded member of the Madison line, boosts high-speed cache memory from 6MB to 9MB--thus its nickname: Madison 9M. In addition, Intel is expected to update the rest of its Itanium 2 family, adding a lower-end model for dual-processor servers and a low-voltage model for servers that are packed densely together.

The launch is expected to dovetail with the release of the Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers. NASA's new Columbia supercomputer, a top contender for the No. 1 spot, includes the newer chips as part of Silicon Graphics Inc.'s new Altix 3700 Bx2 server.

SGI had said Columbia could perform 42.7 trillion calculations per second, or 42.7 teraflops. But an unpublished test that included the new Itanium 2 9M processors clocked the machine at 51.9 teraflops.

Intel declined to comment on the schedule beyond reiterating that the chip will arrive by the end of the year.

SGI had planned to unveil its Altix 3700 Bx2 on Nov. 1, but the company advanced the announcement after executives released details. Hewlett-Packard, the co-developer and biggest booster of Itanium, is staying mum until Nov. 9 about its new Itanium servers.

Itanium has had its lumps, including years of delay and shipments that still aren't meeting Intel's goals. The chipmaker no longer hopes to double its shipments of Itaniums this year; previously, the company had sought to go from 100,000 shipped last year to 200,000 this year.

But Itanium has given Intel a competitor to high-end chips such as IBM's Power5 and Sun Microsystems' UltraSparc IV.

Intel had hoped to launch the Itanium 2 9M product in September at the Intel Developer Forum, according to sources familiar with the plan. However, the slip isn't significant.

The Itanium 2 9M is built on a manufacturing process with circuitry dimensions of 130 nanometers, or 130 billionths of a meter, Intel said.

Next on Intel's agenda is a successor called Montecito due by the end of 2005 and built with a 90-nanometer process that lets more circuitry fit on a single chip. Montecito has dual processing engines, called cores, and each core can run two instruction sequences, called threads.

After that comes Montvale, the first Itanium to be built using the 65-nanometer manufacturing process.


Previous
Next
TDK develops super-tough coating for cellphones and discs        All News        Progress on new internet domains
SOLTEK SL-K8AN2E-GR Mainboard     PC Parts News      OCZ Announces Introduction of OCZ Memtest86 v1.00

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Nervana NNP-L1000 Neural Network Processor Coming in 2019
IBM Crypto-Anchor Verifier, an AI-enabled Scanner for Visual Clues that Prove an Item's Authenticity
Samsung Opens Global AI Centers in the U.K., Canada and Russia
Intel's Powerful 8-core Mainstream Processor Appears in SISoftware Benchmarks
Microsoft Acquires Conversational AI Company Semantic Machines
Intel Announces First Xeon Scalable Processor with Integrated Intel Arria 10 FPGA
Samsung Extends its Semiconductor Sales Lead over Intel
Intel Releases OpenVINO Toolkit for Computer Vision Applications
Intel's First 10nm Cannon Lake Core i3-8121U Processor Confirmed
Intel Briefs Upcoming Z390 Chipset
Intel Seeks to Advance Probabilistic Computing
Intel and Packet to Offer Free Access to Optane SSDs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .