3 Upcoming Nehalem-based Bloomfield Processors
"Non-XE Bloomfields get slower memory support"
2.66 - 3.2 GHz clock for high-end processors
According to our source, Intel will release a trio of Bloomfield quad-core processors for the high-end market with a core clock between 2.66 ~ 3.2 GHz. What is interesting is that the two non-XE processors will get DDR3-1066 support, where the XE model clocked at 3.2GHz will have support for 1,333MHz DDR3 memory.
Furthermore, the XE model also has a faster QPI interface at 6.4GT/s while the non-XE models are stuck at 4.8GT/s (source
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