No price premium for IA32e?


— 1:35 AM on May 14, 2004

Xbit Labs is reporting that Pentium 4 processors with IA32e will emerge on August 1. Chips will apparently be available at speeds of 3.2, 3.4, and 3.6GHz and won't carry a price premium over 32-bit Pentium 4 processors. Curiously, rumors persist suggesting that Intel will only offer IA32e-enabled chips to partners that specifically request 64-bit functionality.

 
   
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