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Submission + - Intel Handing Out Samples of Experimental 48-Core (

Penguin Follower writes: "Hot Hardware has an article up about a new 48-core chip from Intel Labs:

Just when you thought your 6-core chip was the baddest processor on the planet, Intel goes and announces plans to ship PCs equipped with an experimental 48-core CPU to a handful of lucky researchers sometime by the end of the second quarter.


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