Intel demonstrates Tigerton

Posted on Friday, October 27 2006 @ 0:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel demonstrated its Tigerton architecture and Caneland server platform which will both be released next year:
Intel’s upcoming Caneland server platform features a new point-to-point connection between processors and the chipset allowing the processors to be grouped together. Four Tigerton processors are installed in the Caneland system for a total of sixteen cores of multithreading goodness.

Supporting the four Tigerton processors is Intel’s upcoming Clarksboro chipset. The upcoming chipset appears to dissipate plenty of heat and is shown with a fairly large all copper active cooled heat sink. Intel also demonstrated the performance of its Caneland system with POV-Ray Raytracing Rendering tests.
More details over here.

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