Intel delays Montecito, scraps multi-core Xeon Whitefield

Intel has made several changes to its processor road-map, delaying its first dual-core Itanium 2 and replacing a future multi-core Xeon with a new design.

Montecito, the dual-core version of the Itanium 2 processor, will not be available in large volumes until the middle of next year, instead of the early part of next year as originally planned, said an Intel spokesman.

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