“Intel is expected to announce the ‘Dunnington’ processor later this month, the first six-core processor and last of its Penryn-class chips,” Brooke Crothers reports for CNET.
“Intel on September 15 is expected to roll out the Intel Xeon 7400 series Dunnington processor targeted at the server market, the final member of the “Penryn” family of processors, according to sources at server vendors. Penryn will be followed by the Nehalem microarchitecture, due to appear initially as the Core i7 processor in the fourth quarter,” Crothers reports.
“The Xeon 7400 boasts significantly better performance due to its large 16MB cache memory and half a dozen cores,” Crothers reports.
More in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “M.” for the heads up.]