New Intel Xenon Processors Now Shipping

Posted: Sep 8 2008, 6:27am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:26am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


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Intel is now shipping new Xenon server processors built with 45nm technology. The new processors are the first four halogen-free Xenon's from Intel. Intel says that in addition to the four new CPUs being halogen-free, all existing Xenon parts will be halogen-free as well.

The new processors include the Xenon X5492, X5470, and L5430. A low voltage versions use only 50W of power. The X5270 uses 80W of power and runs at frequencies as high as 3.5GHz. The new parts include the L5430 at 2.66GHz with a 1333MHz FSB retailing for $562. The X5470 runs at 3.33GHz with a 1333MHz FSB and retails for $1386. The X5492 runs 3.4GHz with a 1600MHz FSB and retails for $1493, and the X5270 runs at 3.5GHz and retails for $1172.

"Intel continues to expand our R&D efforts in eco-innovation while delivering unmatched versatility and performance," said Kirk Skaugen, vice president and general manager of Intel's Server Platforms Group. "Customers using these new Xeon processors will not only benefit from greater performance and energy efficiency within existing platforms, but they will be the very first to use Intel's halogen-free technology."

Via Intel

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