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March 18, 2010

Intel Partners See ‘Easy’ Upgrade Path With Xeon 5600 Chips

Damon Poeter

One word to describe upgrade opportunities around Intel’s new Xeon 5600 series of server  and workstation  processors? “Easy,” said a number of Intel system builder partners following Tuesday’s launch of the chip giant’s Westmere-class series of quad-core and six-core Xeon chips. The new Xeons promise significantly better energy efficiency compared to the 45nm Xeon 5500 series processors launched last March.

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