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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Quad-Core Arrival: Intel

Quad Core logoIt's here folks. For you cutting edge computer guys that are looking to put the latest, greatest and fastest CPUs in your boxes. Intel announced today that it has released the Quad-Core processor on the computer world!

Server vendors including Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM Corp. have already announced systems using the chips, and others including Fujitsu, Rackable and SGI will join them soon. Gaming desktop vendors that plan to use the QX6700 include Alienware Corp., Dell, Falcon Northwest, Gateway Inc., Hypersonic PC Systems, Velocity Micro Inc. and Voodoo Computers Inc.

The begging question, however, is how many application can take advantage of multi-threading enough to make a Quad-Core machine/server worth the expenditure?

Kiltak? Today is the day you've been waiting for!

Read Article Here.
Read Intel Press Release.


  • Can vista put different threads on different cpus efficently??

    if not then whats the point of the multi core

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:57 AM  

  • Intel has yet to list the new Quad-Core on their site as a suggested CPU for a Vista Release:

    Intel's List

    By Blogger AlRo, at 11:28 AM  

  • Here is where Microsoft publishes a list of Brands that Vista will support.

    Microsoft Compatibility List

    By Blogger AlRo, at 11:33 AM  

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