Source: The Inquirer
CHIP GIANT INTEL confirmed the large caches it will include on future versions of the Itanium and has also further explained its tie in with Ovonics on these chips, first revealed here some months ago.
Intel is delivering eleven papers at the Solid State conference. Along with this, Intel has now formally released details of the 3MB cache on chip which it claims will deliver 1.5 to two times performance over the current designs.
Intel Corp. and other chipmakers will be unveiling their latest innovations and breakthroughs in semiconductor design here this week at an annual gathering of chip engineers, one of the industry's biggest.
Source: The Register
Whether Intel's new 0.13-micron Northwood P4 is a good buy for Linux or Windows users I won't be able to say until I compare it to a similar high-end system by AMD later this week; but for now I can definitely say that, paired with the 850 mobo and 512M RDRAM, it's fast on both operating systems, if not spectacularly reliable.