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Leaked slide on upcoming 8-core Xeons

more info to come Monday from ISSCC

| CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs News | Posted: Feb 6, 2009 4:54 am

We recently brought news of Intel's upcoming Nehalem EX series processors which carry eight cores and nestle into Intel's top-end Enterprise level Xeon market.


Hexus has now gotten hold of a slide with some official details of these processors and we can confirm that they will be an 8-core 16-thread arrangement with some 2.3 billion transistors. With quad socket server boards coming out for these processors, this would (at least in theory) make for a platform capable of harnessing up to 64 processing threads.


Leaked slide on upcoming 8-core Xeons


Further information about these Nehalem EX processors should come out on Monday when the ISSCC event begins.


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