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
pedlo
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2011-04-30

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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RE: Comment by pedlo
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Mon 19th Sep 2011 22:20 in reply to "Comment by pedlo"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Don't forget the original Processor Architecture for Windows NT the i860.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_i860

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RE[2]: Comment by pedlo
by Kroc on Tue 20th Sep 2011 07:39 in reply to "RE: Comment by pedlo"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

Beware, potential wiki-loop there.

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