Intel, HP unveil Itanium 9500 processors


The x86 instruction set may rule the world nowadays but this does not mean there aren’t any other processors. The latest one of this kind is the Intel Itanium 9500 – unveiled by both Intel and HP executives earlier today.

The Itanium 9500 is Intel’s most advanced and sophisticated processor but sadly you won’t be able to use it in your home PC. Designed to power mainframe OSes and Unix machines, the chip offers an entirely new internal architecture, a doubled number of cores and instruction throughput, up to 8 per cent lower TDP and up to 80 per cent lower power consumption when idle – all this running at 2.53 GHz. Intel also says the 9500 series offers up to 33 per cent faster I/O speed over the previous generation thanks to a number of new features and capabilities including Intel’s own Instruction Replay Technology.

The Intel Itanium 9500 is available now with different models ranging from USD 1350 to USD 4650 in 1000-unit quantities.

Source: ZDNet

Related posts

Samsung Mobile Introduces Samsung Freeform

Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No.1 mobile phone provider in the U.S., and Alltel Wireless,  announced the availability of the Samsung FreeformTM (SCH-r351). The Freeform is a sleek and stylish bar phone with a variety of appealing capabilities for Alltel Wireless...

Acer unleashes Liquid S1 Duo smartphone

Acer has started the sales of its latest smartphone – the Liquid S1 Duo. The new device comes in a light chassis that weighs just 195 grams and features a MediaTek MT6589T SoC with four ARM Cortex-A7 cores at 1.5 GHz and built-in PowerVR SGX 544 graphics. A major feature of the...

The 12-inch MacBook Air with USB Type C will come out next year

The 12-inch MacBook Air with USB Type C will come out next year

The new MacBook Air with a 12-inch display, passive cooling and USB Type C will be released in the middle of next year, sources on the Internet have informed. The information has also been confirmed by the famous Apple blogger Jack March.  According to him the new Apple device will be as thin...

Leave a comment