Intel discloses plans to boost Itanium single-core performance

An Intel engineer, speaking at the Gelato Itanium Conference and Expo, says that Intel has plans to increase the performance of individual cores in the Itanium, not just increase the number of cores. Speaking at the Gelato Itanium Conference and Expo held in Singapore on Tuesday, Cameron McNairy, principal engineer of Itanium Processor Architect at […]

An Intel engineer, speaking at the Gelato Itanium Conference and Expo, says that Intel has plans to increase the performance of individual cores in the Itanium, not just increase the number of cores.

Speaking at the Gelato Itanium Conference and Expo held in Singapore on Tuesday, Cameron McNairy, principal engineer of Itanium Processor Architect at Intel, said: "We have not abandoned single-core performance and we're looking to increase that with each generation (of the Itanium processor) as we go forward, some with greater transitions than others.