Intel EP80579: SoC storage chip

Intel's first system-on-a-chip designed around the x86 instruction set is ready for the world.The company is planning to announce the catchily-titled EP80579 chips Thursday for its customers building storage and networking equipment. The chips themselves aren't the most exciting products Intel has ever released, but they are the first step in the company's new strategy […]

Intel's first system-on-a-chip designed around the x86 instruction set is ready for the world.

The company is planning to announce the catchily-titled EP80579 chips Thursday for its customers building storage and networking equipment. The chips themselves aren't the most exciting products Intel has ever released, but they are the first step in the company's new strategy for making small power-efficient products that have all the components you need on a single chip.

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