Intel's upcoming ABC platforms

Posted on Friday, Apr 28 2006 @ 21:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel yesterday unveiled it's working on three upcoming platforms: Alpha, Baker and Charlie.
But perhaps this next slide gives a clue - because this says that Instant On/Off is done with your remote control on Intel Viiv, while it's "not fully supported" with non Intel platforms. Unless you turn the screen off and leave the PC running of course.

Lastly, Intel's Tom Kilroy was on to tell us about the 1333MHz dual independent high speed buses using FB-DIMMs. In the second half of this year, Intel will introduce the Tulsa with 16MB of shared on die cache.

Kilroy also compared the Woodcrest with the current generation of AMD Opterons. We'd been promised data about future AMD chips, but while that might have been given verbally, no slides appear to be available.
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