“The Polish website PCLab released (by accident?), before quickly removing it, a test of the Intel Xeon Gulftown, a future CPU sporting 6 cores and engraved at 32 nm. First figures indicate that this CPU is very promising. At equivalent clock speed, it is 50% faster than the corresponding quad core Xeon for parallel tasks,” linathael reports for Hardmac.
“According to our sources, this CPU will be installed in the future Mac Pro revision expected early 2010, in order to create a new gap between the iMac Core i7 and the Mac Pro models. This future Mac Pro will then offer 12 physical and 24 logical cores,” linathael reports.
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