Eaglelake: Bearlake's Successor
"Intel have reportedly put the finishing touches on their Bearlake desktop boards, and are turning their attention to Bearlake's successor - Eaglelake."
Published: 2nd March 2007 | Source: VR-Zone |02/03/07
Apparently, Intel has finished designing its Bearlake motherboards based around the P35 and G35 chipsets. According to our source, we can expect a number of motherboards based around 'Bearlake', being displayed by manufacturers at CeBIT in various configurations.
But, Intel are also preparing to start work on Bearlake's successor - Eaglelake, whilst pairing it up with an ICH10 chipset to support the FSB Penryn processors.
|...now working on ICH10 slated for launch next year. Intel has removed PS/2 and LPT ports support from the chipset. The new ICHs will include a new 10GB Ethernet controller and together with some new technology from Intel, it will reduce load on CPU and improve power consumption. Intel will include a Wireless Ethernet controller into ICH10 too. The Bearlake motherboard will employ IAMT technology and hardware based firewall. A performance improvement of 15% is expected with the new chipsets working together with Conroe processors.|
It'll be interesting to see how Eaglelake and ICH10 perform in the face of AMD's Barcelona!
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