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Intel pulls quad cores Cloverton, Kentsfield into 2006

Tukwila architect flees coop
Thu Jul 20 2006, 10:28
THE CEO of Intel told financial analysts at a web cst last night that it will release its Kentsfield and Cloverton quad core chips before the end of this year.

The produces had originally been slated for early 2007.

Intel obviously has AMD's so-called 4X4 in its sights. The Kentsfield and Clovertons consist of two dual core processors put together into one package.

Meanwhile, sources tell the INQ that senior Tukwila architect Mike Pachos is leaving Intel to take an MBA at The Wharton School. Pachos worked on the influential but ultimately doomed Alpha EV7. Pachos was a protege of another senior Alpha designer, Scott Breach. µ


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