Expected to be branded Xeon 3000, system builders said the CPU effectively will replace the Pentium D that some system manufacturers—including top-tier vendors such as Dell and IBM—have been using to power entry-level servers for small businesses.More info over here.
System builders said they believe the Xeon 3000 series will be made up of the top-performing Core 2 Duo chips and is designed for one socket—or what Intel calls uniprocessor—servers.
One system builder said Xeon 3000 processors will be paired with the Mukilteo-2 chipset, which he believed will offer some entry-level reliability and manageability features unavailable in the desktop chipsets.
Intel to release low-end Xeon at IDF
Posted on Monday, September 25 2006 @ 16:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck