Intel showcases turbo low power processors at Developer Forum
The first of the Core i7 processors will be the Nehalem-EP family, which will go into production in the fourth quarter. Additional server variants (Nehalem-EX) plus desktop (Havendale and Lynnfield) and mobile (Auburndale and Clarksfield) processors due in the second half of 2009.
"Our engineers have put together an incredible processing family here that will include a tremendous amount of new processor features all centred on delivering faster computer performance and terrific energy efficiency," said Pat Gelsinger, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's digital enterprise group.
This speed and power efficiency is obtained by increasing the speed of active cores in response to workload demands, and by turning off individual cores when they are not required.
In addition, the Nehalem CPUs feature improved hyper-threading and greater memory bandwidth.
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