Intel have introduced two new Xeon processors to the market today, these being the X5365 and L5335. Both of the new chips are quad-core parts, with the Xeon X5365 designed to operate at 3GHz and the L5335 at 2GHz. Both run on a 1333MHz FSB and boast improved power-saving characteristics.
Pricing? Never fun when it comes to Xeons but that's to be expected. The X5365 goes for $1172 whilst the more energy efficient L5335 sits at $380.
For further information you can grab's Intel's announcement here.
SYDNEY, Australia, August 14, 2007 - Continuing with its flurry of delivering quad-core server processors and other products ahead of schedule, Intel Corporation launched two quad-core Intel® Xeon® processors. The new processors boast unprecedented combinations of performance and energy efficiency, along with a pricing strategy to move the enterprise industry to multi-core systems. The new Intel® Xeon® Processors X5365 and L5335 also contain new virtualisation capabilities.
Designed for companies running performance-critical server and workstation applications, the Intel Xeon Processor X5365 is the industry's first 3.0 GHz quad-core processor to fit inside a standard 120 watt power envelope. The X5365 also features front-side bus (FSB) speed of 1333MHz.
Further Reading: Read and find more CPU, APU & Chipsets news at our CPU, APU & Chipsets news index page.