Intel's dual-core Xeon Paxville benchmarked

Posted on Thursday, October 20 2005 @ 1:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
GamePC has taken a look at Intel's new dual-core Paxville Xeon processors:
Intel suddenly felt compelled to launch their new "Paxville" dual-core Xeon processor a little over two weeks ago, unexpectedly early for a chip which was originally scheduled to launch at the end of this year. The processor launch caught most everyone off guard, including motherboard makers, whose "Paxville" compatible platforms are still not available, and won't be for quite some time. The lack of compatible motherboards and the launch of only a single 2.8 GHz dual-core product has cast an unfortunate shadow on the launch of these processors. Nevertheless, this didn't stop us from seeing if Intel's new design is up to snuff.
Head over here to read the full review.

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