Intel Montecito to launch on July 18

Posted on Sunday, Jul 09 2006 @ 03:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Intel Itanium "Montecito" processor will finally be available on July 18:
That's more than a year after Montecito was originally meant to ship, and the delay has done no favors for Itanic backers – just ask SGI.

Bull too has suffered from Intel's Itanium tardiness, and the company appears ready to spring into action. Staffers have started plugging Bull's Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA) supercomputer, which recently took the number five slot on the Top 500 supercomputers list. The system runs on 8,704 of the 1.6GHz versions of Montecito.
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