New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Rumors and Reports Discuss what's going on with Apple in this forum

News: Next chip from Intel for laptops


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
kori42
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

FROM http://www.israel21c.com/

Intel's new chip design developed in Israel
By ISRAEL21c staff August 30, 2005

The Intel Corporation has unveiled its next generation micro-architecture, a multi-core processor which was completely developed at its facilities in Israel. The processor - which was introduced last week at the Intel Development Forum (IDF) in California - will be used in all Intel-based computers from next year.

Speaking at the forum, Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini introduced the new 65 nano-meter (nm) microprocessor, saying that it was designed to bring increased power per watt and that it was expected to deliver an improvement of three to five times the strength of previous products.

"We will deliver 'factor of 10' breakthroughs to a variety of platforms that can reduce energy consumption tenfold or bring 10 times the performance of today's products," Otellini said.

Each chip will have two processors - the equivalent of two brains - so that they can do more work without overheating. A dual-core processor enables computer programs to work on more than one task at the same time. This means consumers will get desktop computers that can handle multiple tasks at the same time, like playing a movie while editing a video, or smaller laptops that have longer battery life.

The new processor will make this capability more efficient, according to Intel. The technology will be applied to laptops, for which it is code-named Merom, desktop computers (code-named Conroe) and server platforms (Woodcrest). Merom's architecture, the company said, is based on the same dual-core processor (code-named Yona) used in its Pentium-M laptops, which was also developed in Israel.

While Yona was developed in partnership with one of Intel's California centers, the 65nm microprocessor product is the first to be developed in its entirety, both the architecture and strategy, by Intel engineers at its Israel plants in Haifa and Yakum.

The next-generation design has its roots in Intel's Pentium M laptop chips, developed in Haifa. That suggests the Israeli chip designers have become the pre-eminent architects - over Intel's engineers in Santa Clara and Oregon, - Roger Kay, an analyst at Endpoint Technologies, told The San Jose Mercury News.

"This is a paradigm shift," Nathan Brookwood, analyst with Insight64 of Saratoga, Calif. "Historically, Intel would design a desktop processor and tweak it for notebooks and servers. The seed of the next generation will be from the mobile, not desktop, group," he told the EE Times.

The shift essentially puts Intel's mobile design teams in Israel at the head of the queue for concepts that are then fed to desktop and server teams in the United States. "Right now, the Israeli design approach is sweeping through Intel," Brookwood said.

The new technology will go into production towards the end of this year, the first products of which will enter the market in the second half 2006.

"We expect to ship 60 million dual-core processors in 2006," Otellini said. "By the third quarter of 2006, we expect our CPU (computer processing unit) shipment based on 65nm to surpass 90nm shipments," he added.

Intel operates four development centers in Haifa, Yakum, Jerusalem and Petah Tikva, and two production facilities in Jerusalem and Kiryat Gat, employing 5,400 people. In addition to investing $666m. to refurbish the Kiryat Gat plant, the company plans to establish a new $4 billion manufacturing facility next to the factory.




2001-2004 ISRAEL21c.org. All rights reserved.http://www.israel21c.com/
QUOTE Thanks
rman

 
rman's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 24, 2002
Location: Los Angeles, California
Posts: 12,589
rman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud ofrman has much to be proud of
Mac Specs: 2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi

rman is offline
Thanks for sharing.

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!
QUOTE Thanks
PowerBookG4

 
PowerBookG4's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 08, 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 6,188
PowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud ofPowerBookG4 has much to be proud of
Mac Specs: Mac Pro 8x3.0ghz 12gb ram 8800GT , MBP 2.16 2GB Ram 17 inch.

PowerBookG4 is offline
Yes Thank you very much we always like heaing new news.

My Website
Blog
I love my hosting company!
I was on the M-F honor roll for Febuary:2006
QUOTE Thanks
DCraver

 
DCraver's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 23, 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 747
DCraver is a jewel in the roughDCraver is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: iMac G5

DCraver is offline
Did it mention the speed(s) range?
QUOTE Thanks
Avid6eek

 
Avid6eek's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 13, 2005
Location: Albany, NY
Posts: 350
Avid6eek is an unknown at this point

Avid6eek is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by DCraver
Did it mention the speed(s) range?
No benchmarks were shown so there are no indications of how the processor will perform compared to what is out there now.

Desktop Specs: Core 2 Quad Q6600@ 4.0Ghz | Asus P5E X38 Motherboard | 4GB PC8000 DDRII | EVGA GeForce 8800GTX | CL x-Fi Fatal1ty | 4 x Hitachi 73GB 15,000rpm SAS HDs (RAID 0) | Adaptec 3805 SAS Controller | Dual Sony 16X DVD-RWs | Dell UltraSharp 2405FPW 24" LCD | Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Speakers
QUOTE Thanks
validpretense

 
validpretense's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 31, 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 202
validpretense is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 1.33GHz 12" iBook; iMac G3 333Mhz; Use Dual 2Ghz PM G5's

validpretense is offline
So its not just going to be a Pentium?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Apple Publishes iTunes Global Music Store Charts | Apple to add Bluetooth to iPods »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Speed of Apple Intel dev systems impress developers jram Apple Rumors and Reports 15 01-12-2006 11:50 PM
Interesting read - Intel rman Apple Rumors and Reports 9 08-24-2005 02:57 PM
Dvorak: Apple to go Intel within 18 Months schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 48 04-03-2005 07:04 PM
Intel no rush to 64 bit chip. rman Apple Rumors and Reports 1 02-21-2003 09:31 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?