Linked by David Adams on Mon 19th Sep 2011 16:51 UTC, submitted by estherschindler
Intel With the Xeon 7600 line, Intel is finally using the 'R' word: RISC. It's targeting the mission-critical market dominated by Sun SPARC and IBM Power with the new chips, a first. Can the Xeon E7 processor deliver Intel's final blow to the RISC market, which includes its own Itanium?
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Comment by pedlo
by pedlo on Mon 19th Sep 2011 19:15 UTC
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Intel used to be part of the RISC, business, indeed. They only cut themselves out with the great idea of selling their XScale division to Marvell.

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