posted by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Jul 2006 17:33 UTC, submitted by Bather Stanley
Intel launched its 'Montecito' Itanium, doubling performance compared with its predecessor. Each Montecito chip has two processor cores. Of the six Montecito models introduced, the top-end 9050 has 1.7 billion transistors and 24MB of high-speed cache memory. The models range in clock speed from 1.4GHz to 1.6GHz.