Intel unveils eight-core Nehalem EX

Intel has previewed a new Xeon processor designed for high-end servers, codenamed "Nehalem EX", that will reportedly feature 8 cores inside a single chip and, thanks to Hyper-Threading, is capable of supporting as many as 16 program threads at the same time. In a briefing today, the company announced that it is on track to enter production of the chip by the end of the year, and expects to be shipping them by early 2010.

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.