Xeon Sandy Bridge E delayed? 12 October 2011Posted by computeraholic in Uncategorized.
Intel’s server version of Sandy Bridge-E could be delayed significantly
The rumor about problems with the Xeon server version of Sandy Bridge E processors is already making the rounds for some time now, the PC World reported that the release of some Intel Xeons based on the Sandy Bridge E (Xeon E5-2400 have and E5-4600) moved into the second quarter of 2012. The Xeon processors and E5-1600 E5-2600 should be at least in the first quarters of 2012 will be available.
The reason for the significant delay, meanwhile, is uncertain. Both are faulty Stepping is suspected, as is also discussed problems with the memory interface and the integration of PCI Express 3.0.
Originally planned for the fourth quarter of 2011, the Xeon E5-1620, E5-1650, E5-1660 and the range of the E5-2600 Xeon should finally be launched in the first quarter of 2012. Using a socket R 2011, Xeon E5-1600 are intended for workstations. The Xeon E5-2600, also compatible with socket R, are on their side for