Intel Gives Preview of 32nm Itanium “Poulson” CPU

Although this isn’t exactly something compared to the “decacore” (10-core) processor they’re launching, last week at the ISSCC (International Solid-State Circuits Conference) – Intel revealed their next-gen Itanium processor dubbed “Poulson”. The new octal-core CPU is one of the most notable updates to the Itanium brand Intel has ever made and this could cause ripples in terms of performance in the high-end server/mainframe spectrum of the market. Not too shabby we’d say, since this line wasn’t well received when it first launched a decade ago and as hardware enthusiasts, we can only hope that these high end parts will eventually trickle down to the consumer level.

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