Oct 29 2007
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Intel rolls out first 45nm processor, the quad-core Core 2 Extreme QX9650 desktop CPU. Penryn architecture brings 1,333MHz front-side bus up in there, lower energy consumption and whoa, it's faster, too. [I4U and reviews at PC World, Bit-tech, Legit Reviews, and Tom's Hardware overclocking the mutha to 4GHz]

Oct 25 2007
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Penryn production starts today at Intel's schmancy new $3 billion Arizona plant that's the first to mass produce 45 nm chips. They'll hit the market in just over two weeks, Nov. 12. [Reuters] Read more

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