Intel Cancels Larrabee Consumer Graphics Chip

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3vi1 Posted: Fri, Dec 4 2009 8:52 PM

Just stumbled across this:  Intel cancels Larrabee consumer graphics chp.  :(

“Larrabee silicon and software development are behind where we had hoped to be at this point in the project,” said Nick Knuppfler, a spokesman for Intel in Santa Clara, Calif. “Larrabee will not be a consumer product.”

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xnchao01 replied on Thu, Jan 7 2010 10:44 PM

3vi1:

Just stumbled across this:  Intel cancels Larrabee consumer graphics chp.

Most of the differences in the updated Centrino platform live in the Alviso chipset, now officially named the Intel Mobile 915 Chipset Family

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Soupstyle replied on Thu, Jan 14 2010 5:20 PM

This is probably due to Intel trying to settle its recent legal disputes. Plus the fact that the die was stupid huge (aka would have been prohibitively expensive).

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I'm not sure it's canceled...

"The cancellation ended up just being a postponement of the hardware side and a continuation of the software, due to apparent delays in the product development."

 

http://www.geek.com/articles/chips/some-info-on-intels-larrabee-sees-daylight-20100113/

 

 

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Soupstyle replied on Thu, Jan 14 2010 7:09 PM

aka we are Intel, so we never really cancel anything that could make us money in the future.

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True and in this case they realize they've got the market cornered for the near future. Sandy bridge has been pushed back to 2011 it seems.

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