Intel’s 6-Core processors coming this very year


In what comes as a slap to the face of anyone who spent their year’s-worth of savings on a quad-core, Intel has announced that it’s devilish 6-Core processors will go into production as soon as this very summer, making a 2008 release very likely.

The first generation 45 nm processor, a “six-core Dunnington server CPU platform using Penryn architecture” will feature 16 Mb of L3 cache – pioneering Intel’s goals of phasing out its Core architecture and the Front Side Bus itself! Also, Intel unveils its mysterious “Simultaneous Multithreading” spell!

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