April 13, 2010

Intel to Produce New Sandy Bridge Chips By Year-End

Dan Nystedt

CPU will include new Advanced Vector Extension instructions.

The latest family of Intel microprocessors, code-named Sandy Bridge, will be in production by the end of this year, while desktops and laptops with the chips will likely be on world markets in early 2011. The initial versions of the chips will be for desktop and laptop computers, not servers, said David Perlmutter, head of Intel’s chip architecture group, in an interview at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Beijing on Tuesday.

Full story at Computerworld

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