Intel's multi-FSB chipset not really that new

Posted on Saturday, Dec 24 2005 @ 02:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq takes a critic look at Intel's FSB plans for the near future:
So, Intel will (in a month or so) start pushing the dual-FSB Blackford platform for Bensley, later Woodcrest processors, while the XeonMP successors will rely on Caneland chipset in 2007, with monstrous four FSB connections! In both cases, of course, the multi-FSB approach will be matched by an in-sync higher bandwidth DRAM system to improve overall system throughput. And all that while (supposedly) Intel teams crack their brains on how to make the future CSI better than the current HyperTransport...
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