TG Daily spotted a report by German c't magazine that heard Intel has delayed the Larrabee processor from late 2009 to sometime in the first half of 2010. Intel's Joseph Schultz made this statement at the opening of the visual computing research center in Germany earlier this week. Furthermore, Schultz also told the press that it will be a "big challenge" to compete with NVIDIA's and AMD's products, especially in terms of power efficiency:
According to a report published by c’t magazine, Intel is now aiming to launch Larrabee in a variety of flavors in 2010 and has scrapped the previous late 2009 plan. Intel’s Joseph Schultz made this comment during the opening of a visual computing research center in Saarbruecken, Germany. Spokesman Nick Knupffer confirmed the narrowed-down date, but declined to provide further comments.
Schultz also told c’t that it will be a “big challenge” to compete with Nvidia’s and AMD’s products and especially highlighted the power-efficiency achieved by AMD’s Radeon graphics cards.