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Clearer picture of Intel's Nehalem-EP lineup

Ten upcoming processors, launching soon
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Nov 14, 2008 3:44 am

The lads at Digitimes have sourced specifics in regards to Intels server line of Nehalem-EP processors and which models are expected to show up into the first quarter of 2009.


Clearer picture of Intel's Nehalem-EP lineup


Set for release are ten Xeon 5500 series and three 3500 series processors. Clock speeds and expected launch pricing of each model are also revealed.


In other news, Intel are also planning to phase out seven notebook CPUs in January which include the Core 2 Extreme X7900 / X7800 models as well as the Core 2 Duo T7800 and L7700.


More info here.


Intel will launch ten CPUs for the Xeon 5500 series: quad-core W5580 (3.2GHz), X5570 (2.93GHz), X5560 (2.8GHz), X5550 (2.66GHz), E5540 (2.53GHz), E5530 (2.4GHz), E5520 (2.26GHz), E5506 (2.13GHz), E5504 (2GHz) and dual-core E5502 with prices at US$1,600, US$1,386, US$1,172, US$958, US$744, US$530, US$373, US$266, US$224 and US$188 in thousand-unit tray quantities.


For the Xeon 3500 series, Intel will launch three CPUs: quad-core W3570, W3540 and W3520 priced at US$999, US$562 and US$284.


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