Nehalem Coming Sooner Than Expected
"Intel has moved up the Nehalem launch date a few months."
Published: 25th July 2008 | Source: DigiTimes |
However, the sources pointed out that CPUs and motherboards will not officially appear in the channel until early October.
Since Bloomfield CPUs are not socket compatible with previous Intel platforms, the accelerated launch is not expected to cause competition between the company's own products, although the same cannot be said for AMD's scheduled AM3-based CPU launch, noted the sources.