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Intel's first 'Nehalem' desktop processors will be aimed at gamers, the latest update to the chip giant's product roadmap has revealed. Expect a set of four-core Extreme - Core 3? - parts codenamed 'Gainstown' and 'Bloomfield'. Gainstown will be pitched at dual-processor machines, for which intel is developing 'Tylersburg', …

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  1. Cambrasa

    "Nehalem"

    Couldn't they have chosen a better name? Whenever I try to pronounce this it sounds like I'm clearing my throat.

  2. philby

    Re: Nehalem

    > Couldn't they have chosen a better name? Whenever I try to pronounce this > it sounds like I'm clearing my throat.

    Maybe you'd prefer one of

    Kilchis

    Chetco

    Alsea

    Necanicum

    Nestucca

    Pistol

    Yaquina

    Chetco would have been a good choice to sow confusion

  3. LaeMi Qian Bronze badge
    Boffin

    ALU bug?

    "36 PCIe lanes, allowing systems to host four x16 PCIe slots and two x4 slots"

    4*16 + 2*4 = 36???

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