Sometime in the second half of 2007, we should begin to see the new 45nm Penryn Dual Cores appear in reviews, if not the marketplace.  Sometime after that the Quads should start coming out.  Thanks to a new high-k material, Intel has doubled transistor counts again.  When talking about ‘k’, they are referring to a materials ability to hold charge, and [H]ard|OCP has a lot to say about it.

You can also catch Ryan’s take on the new 45nm chips on the front page.

“Intel gives us a quick look into their next-generation processor, codenamed ‘Penryn,’ that is due to be available in late 2007. This is certainly some technology that could give Intel a further leg up on the competition.

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