Intel to launch Foster at CeBit

Intel Corp. will introduce its Xeon MP (multiprocessor) server chip at the CeBit trade show next week in Hannover, Germany, according to sources familiar with the chipmaker's plans.

Set to debut at 1.4Ghz and 1.6GHz, the new Xeon MP is designed for system configurations of four or more processors.

Formerly code-named "Foster," the new Xeon MP processor will find a home in computationally intense midrange and backend servers and is based on Intel's NetBurst chip architecture, the underlying architecture of the company's Pentium 4 processors, according to Intel literature.

Intel representatives however were unable to comment on the arrival of the Xeon MP processor as it remains a yet-to-be announced product.

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