The line topping Xeon E5472 processor runs at 3GHz, with the E5462 sitting close behind at 2.8GHz. Each is said to be priced at around $958 and $797 respectively.
It's also been noted by the lads over at Dailytech that there will be a dual-core Penryn based Xeon hit shelves too, this being the E5272. This chip will run at 3.4GHz and is set to be priced at somewhere around $1,172, OUCH!
Furthermore, Dailytech also share more up to date details about the upcoming desktop Penryn family of processors.
Intel's latest roadmap reveals three new Penryn based Xeon models with a higher front-side bus speed - 1600 MHz. The three new 1600 MHz front-side bus processors are available in dual-core and quad-core models. Quad-core Xeon E5472 and E5462 are the first quad-core models to receive the 1600 MHz front-side bus treatment.
The Xeon E5472 features a 3.0 GHz clock speed while the E5462 features a 2.8 GHz clock speed. These models feature 80-watt thermal ratings as designated with the E moniker. Intel plans to release these 1600 MHz front-side bus processors in Q4 2007 with the rest of the Penryn family.