Intel Nehalem to start at $316?

Posted on Friday, Jun 06 2008 @ 23:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
German hardware site Hardware-Infos published some of the specifications of Intel's upcoming Bloomfield processors. If this information is correct pricing of Intel's Bloomfield processors will start at $316, while the most expensive model will be sold for $999.

. Yorkfield Bloomfield
Generation Core Nehalem
Design 2 dies 1 die
Transistors 2x 410 million 731 million
Process 45 nm 45 nm
Socket LGA775 LGA1366
Threads 4 cores, 4 threads 4 cores, 8 threads
Memorycontroller Extern DDR3, Triple-Channel
Bus speed 333/400 MHz (FSB) 133 MHz (QPI)
Frequency 2,66 - 3,20 GHz 2,66 - 3,20 GHz
L1 cache 4x 32+32 KiB 4x 32+32 KiB
L2 cache 2x 6 MiB 4x 256 KiB
L3 cache - 8 MiB
L1 cache (latency) 3 cycles 4 cycles
L2 cache (latency) 15 cycles 11 cycles
L3 cache (latency) - 39 cycles
SSE4.1 v v
SSE4.2 - v
Price (Desktop) $316-$1399 $316-$999

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