Rick Merritt, EETimes
9/13/2010 3:00 PM EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Intel Corp. provided an update on its next two processor generations in the first day of the Intel Developer Forum.
Intel showed PCs and servers running its next architecture, the 32nm Sandy Bridge which uses a ring bus to link x86 and graphics cores with cache and I/O. A follow on 22nm microprocessor family dubbed Ivy Bridge "is moving through fabs and on track for delivery in the second half of 2011," said chief executive Paul Otellini in a keynote address.
Otellini would not comment on the outlook for PC market but did point to market research from Gartner indicating overall 18 percent growth this year and next. "It would be prudent for our long term capacity to prepare for something in that range," Otellini said in a press Q&A.
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