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August 29, 2006

Intel fights back

Filed under: News — rakeshvk @ 4:46 pm

The new dual-core chip, designed for four-processor systems and officially called the Xeon 7100 series, has a price ranging from $856 for a 7110 model with 4MB of high-speed cache memory and a 2.6GHz clock speed to $1,980 for a 7140 model with 16MB of cache and 3.4GHz speed.

Last week, Intel said Tulsa boosts performance about 70 percent compared with its predecessor, “Paxville,” but now the chipmaker is trying to steer attention toward a comparison with AMD’s Opteron. Tulsa systems are 17 percent faster than Opteron machines on business database tasks and 42 percent faster on Java server tasks, Intel said. >>>>

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