quote: First Nehalem based processor should ship sometime in 2008 if all goes planned
quote: 2. The proposed open platform model is for FSB, not P2P...so it wouldn't work on CSI platforms.
quote: The proposed open platform model is based upon PCIe
quote: Intel and IBM got together and proposed an extension to PCI Express that would offer both higher bandwidth and lower latency. Since PCI Express is already an industry standard embraced by all sorts of manufacturers, the evolutionary move to another PCI Express based interface makes a lot of sense and is more likely to gain traction than requiring vendors to produce HTX compatible solutions.
quote: Wait, are you saying that I can buy a 4x4 (or Torrenza) system today?
quote: an Open platform on AMD or Intel is not possible now
quote: I feel as if I just got done reading haiku.
quote: I thought that Itanium and Xeon was supposed to share a socket well before then