The future of Intel's Itanium line: the Poulson

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 02 2005 @ 19:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel presented some details about a future Itanium processor that is codenamed Poulson.
Poulson is scheduled to succeed Tukwila, an Itanium processor due in 2007 that had previously been code-named Tanglewood. Intel declined to comment for this story.

Though Intel isn't expected to offer many details, revealing the code name sends a significant message: Intel still has long-term plans for Itanium, despite the chip's troubles and the relative popularity of the company's lower-end Xeon products.
Read more at Cnet


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