Westmere Launch article

Article: Westmere Arrives
By: David Kanter (dkanter.delete@this.realworldtech.com), March 18, 2010 9:30 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
a reader (a@b.c) on 3/18/10 wrote:
>Rohit (f@m.a) on 3/18/10 wrote:
>>David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 3/17/10 wrote:
>>>I just finished the first of two articles on Westmere, the 32nm, 6-core shrink of
>>>Nehalem. This covers the improvements, including new
>>Will you do an article on Magny Cours any time soon?
>is magnycours coming any time soon?

This quarter - so basically next week : )

>looks like intel's complete dominance in 2-4s server
>and workstation markets will continue.

Intel is definitely not dominating 4S. IIRC Intel has around 60% share there, maybe 70%. With Nehalem-EX, things will get ugly though.

>what's interesting is that 6cores is only available
>above X5650, which sells for >=$1K a piece. going to
>be a *very profitable* chip for intel. but could leave a
>foothold for magnycours.

Magny-Cours is 692mm2 of silicon. Westmere is 248mm2 of silicon.

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