[Beowulf] Nehalem Xeons

Kilian CAVALOTTI kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 09:19:04 EST 2008


Igor Kozin wrote:
>> Did you really hold the Nehalem Xeon chips in your hands? They probably
>> It would be nice to hear from you some numbers concerning Harpertown vs
>> Nehalem performance
> 
> those who know will not be able tell you because of the NDA.

NDA for Core i7 ended today. What's the expiration date for Nehalem 
Xeons' NDA? That should give a pretty good idea of their release date. 
Unless of course the NDA's expiration date is also under NDA... :)

> i think it is fair to say that the major difference is expected in the
> memory bandwidth.

That's indeed what appears from the different reviews of the desktop 
version of Nehalem (Core i7), which are poping up all around the 
Internet today.
http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/11/03/core-i7-reviews-counting

Cheers,
-- 
Kilian
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