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Intel's MXC is an optical interconnect for servers, pushes 1.6Tbps

Intel teases with MXC, which a 1.6Tbps optical interconnect for servers (NASDAQ:INTC)

| Connectivity & Communications News | Posted: Aug 15, 2013 10:32 am

Intel has teased its latest MXC format, which will combine silicon photonics and a new form of Corning fiber, which will see servers linked at an incredible 1.6Tbps.

 

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The chipmaker is using connectors that are very small, but Intel won't talk about MXC anymore until the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco next month. We can expect supercomputer operators to be on the floor, with huge smiles on their faces. We will be posting all sorts of news during IDF, so be sure to check back soon!

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