Intel Modifies Xeon for Storage

October 28, 2004

[From internetnews.com]

Intel (Quote, Chart) launched a modified Xeon this week for embedded storage systems, a move with more traction in 64-bit computing in mind.

The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chip making giant also released a complimentary C++ Compiler (version 8.1) to augment the release of the storage processor (formerly code-named Nocona).

The low voltage Xeon chip runs at 2.8 GHz with 800 MHz System Bus and features Intel's EM64T to accommodate the amount of memory addressability of storage systems beyond 4 Gigabytes.

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