Intel to Aggressively Push Nehalem Micro-Architecture into High-End Desktops :
  TheThirdMedia HardwareCPU GuideCPU News > Intel to Aggressively Push Nehalem Micro-Architecture into High-End Desktops

Intel to Aggressively Push Nehalem Micro-Architecture into High-End Desktops

Date: 2008-7-17

[Abstract]
   In spite of expectation, Intel Corp. plans to launch three micro-processors for desktops based on Nehalem micro-architecture later this year, according to market rumours. Moreover, even the hi...

[Content] PCDigitalMobileGame

In spite of expectation, Intel Corp. plans to launch three micro-processors for desktops based on Nehalem micro-architecture later this year, according to market rumours. Moreover, even the highest-end model will not cost as much as the current flagship of Intel Core 2 Extreme family.

Apparently, the family of code-named Bloomfield processors for desktops to be launched in the fourth quarter this year will include three models priced at $284, $562 and $999, according to a news-story at HKEPC web-site. Even though the entry-level model will hardly appeal to mainstream users, enthusiasts in budget are likely to gladly adopt the new microprocessor as it promises considerably higher performance compared to existing Intel Core 2 processors as well as AMD Phenom X4 offerings.

Intel to Aggressively Push Nehalem Micro-Architecture into High-End Desktops

It should be kept in mind that initially Intel Nehalem-based systems will hardly be affordable: the new chips require a completely new infrastructure: new core-logic sets, new mainboards, new sockets, cooling systems and so on, all of which will be priced at a premium due to business reasons.

It is interesting to note that when Intel launched its Core 2 Duo processor family in 2006, it rolled out a range of chips priced between $183 and $999. The initial desktop Nehalem product family emphasizes that nowadays Intel does not have to fight its market share back from Advanced Micro Devices, but to spread the new technology among enthusiasts as well as workstation users.

Intel did not comment on the news-story.

Related news

  • Intel Next-Generation Microprocessor Launch May Be Postponed.
    Intel Nehalem Launch Expected to Be Delayed
  • Transition to Next-Generation Micro-Architecture on Desktops Will Take Longer for Intel ?Rumours.
    Ramp of Intel Nehalem Micro-Architecture Processors Will Take Longer Than Expected Originally
  • Intel's Next-Generation Enthusiast Platform Begins to Take Shape.
    Intel's Next-Gen Enthusiast X58 Desktop Platform to Support One Bloomfield CPU, Four GPUs
  • Intel Shows Off Several Next-Generation Microprocessor Based Systems at IDF.
    Intel Demos Nehalem 3.20GHz Based Computers at Developer Forum
  • Intel to Offer Six-Core Microprocessors for Desktops in 2010.
    Intel's Westmere Chips to Feature Six Cores
  • Intel Unveils More Details about Nehalem Microprocessors.
    Intel Unwraps More Information Regarding Nehalem Chips
  • Intel Plans to Speed Up Introduction of Nehalem Microprocessors ?Slides.
    Intel Intends to Introduce First “Bloomfield?Chips in Q3 2008


[ Remark ] [ Print ] [ Font: Large Standard Small ]

Last News: Intel Says 45nm Process Technology Ramp Better than Ever
Next News: Intel Denies Possibility to Change Celeron for Atom

Search News



 
Class Title
Home Page (0)
CPU Guide (959)
CPU News (744)
CPU Article (215)
Chipset Guide (193)
Memory Guide (472)
Mainboard Guide (464)
Video Guide (1339)
Storage Guide (410)
Multimedia Guide (736)
Mobile Guide (492)
Other HD Guide (2471)
 
Hot News
     
     
      >> Remark List   [Total 0 Remarks]
     
    Post Remark


    Remark: Letters0
    Name:   


      >> Related News