Intel will preview first 32nm Xeon chips on Monday.
Despite the rise of GPUs, CPUs are the foundation high performance computing, with Intel clearly owning the majority of the HPC server market. AMD’s server roadmap over the next couple of years may be able to blunt some of its rival’s momentum, but there are no magic bullets in the company’s arsenal.
Chipmaker says demand for better performance is driving Nehalem sales.
Chipmaker unveils low-wattage Xeon chips for “microserver” category.
First 32nm Xeon chips may show up in early 2010.
Intel also talks up Gulftown, Jasper, SSDs and 30W quads at IDF.
Intel’s Nehalem gets Linpunked.