VR Zone published lots of information about Waimea Bay, Intel's next-generation high-end desktop platform that will be released in 2011. It features the 32nm Sandy Bridge-E processor and the Patsburg Platform Controller Hub (PCH), you can check out the three-page article over here.
Intel will stick to using differentiated desktop platforms for the purpose of market segmentation in 2011. The LGA1155 Sandy Bridge-MS we've heard about over the past months will join the Cougar Point family of chipsets to corner the Mainstream and Essential market segments. For the highend segment, Waimea Bay will take the lead by joining Sandy Bridge-E processors to the Patsburg Platform Controller Hub (PCH). Because Sandy Bridge on LGA1155 will only be available in 2 core and 4 core versions, those looking forward to having 6 cores or more will have to put their money where it counts: on the Waimea Bay platform.