Intel takes aim at Nvidia, AMDs ATI
Intel is wading into the graphics chip market and its wake could roil Nvidia and AMDs ATI.
On Monday, Intel is disclosing details (Techmeme) about Larrabee, a chip that will have stand alone graphics processing and aim for the gaming market. While Nvidia and AMD will poke holes in Larrabee the effort may miss the point. Intel can ruin pricing and squeeze its counterparts by just revealing its hand. Larrabee will land in 2009 or 2010.
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