Intel starts to ship 64-bit Xeons

@ 2004/07/23
Staff, 07.22.04, 4:10 PM ET

Intel has begun shipping 64-bit Xeon processors for workstations.

The company says the new chip will boost performance by up to 30% over previous generation Xeon processors. It will be used in systems that handle such functions as financial and scientific data modeling, digital filmmaking and design automation.

The chip is built on 90-nanometer manufacturing process.

The new Intel Xeon processors are available now at speeds ranging from 2.80 to 3.60 GHz. The 3.60 GHz processor is available in limited quantities as production ramps through the third quarter.

In quantities of 1,000 the new 3.60 GHz chip costs $851 while the 2.8 Ghz chips costs $209. Please visit http://purchasing.com for more information.

Comment from jmke @ 2004/07/23
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Originally posted by TaN00Ki
(oh yeah bringing 64bit cpu years before everyone justify the price...)
??

The Opteron 64-Bit CPU from AMD has been on the market from some time now...
Comment from TaN00Ki @ 2004/07/23
ok 851 $, that's the price of a full rig !

who does intel think he is ??
(oh yeah bringing 64bit cpu years before everyone justify the price...)

 

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