Intel Prepares to Eat AMD’s Launch

HPC Wire previews the pending multi-core launches from AMD and Intel:
“On Tuesday, CNET’s News.com reported that Intel will announce the availability of its new Xeon MP (multiprocessor) “Tigerton” chips next week, just days before Barcelona’s coming out party. Tigerton represents the Core microarchitecture implementation for the Xeon MP line, which is designed to be used in platforms with four or more processors. The new processors are expected to be offered in a range of clock speeds (up to 2.93GHz) and power envelopes (as low as 50 watts). Next week’s Tigerton launch appears to be timed to blunt the impact of the Barcelona introduction.” Full Story

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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