Intel Woodcrest to use Socket 771

Posted on Monday, Apr 03 2006 @ 11:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DailyTech reports the Intel Woodcrest processor will be the first to use the new Socket 771:
We should stress that Woodcrest will not show up exclusively on Socket 771. Embedded systems using PGA CPUs will be the only platforms affected -- and they are hardly consumer level components. Manufacturers had told us that Socket 771 was originally for Sossaman (server grade Yonah Core CPUs), but it appears those forecasts were a little premature.


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