Intel announces new 1.40GHz and 1.60GHz Itanium 2 with 3MB L3 cache

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 13 2004 @ 17:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel is planning to update their Itanium 2 processor line with two new types of the chip, designed for dual-processor servers.

A 1.4GHz Itanium 2 with 3MB L3 cache will be available starting today, and in May they will release a faster 1.60GHz. These servers are faster and cost approx. 30 percent less than current Itanium dual-CPU systems which are built with 1.40GHz processors containing 1.5MB cache which where launched in September 2003.

When purchased in 1,000-unit quantities, the new 1.4GHz chip will cost $1,172 per processor, while its 1.6GHz sister processor will cost $2,408, Intel said.
Source: InfoWorld


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