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Intel to add memory controllers, threading in 2008
Written by Samuknow   
Thursday, 29 March 2007 11:22
By Tom Krazit
Staff Writer, CNET
Published: March 28, 2007, 1:25 PM PDT


ntel on Wednesday confirmed plans to integrate critical system components and reintroduce hyperthreading technology in 2008, when it unveils a new chip blueprint.

In the past, Intel executives have spoken in broad terms about integrating components such as the memory controller and direct links between processor cores. But those technologies are on tap for Nehalem, the code name Intel has assigned to a chip family it will start producing in 2008, Pat Gelsinger, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Digital Enterprise Group, said during a briefing for reporters here. More at CNet News


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