Intel adds low-power Xeon chips

Chipmaker lists new Xeon processors rated as low as 45 watts and shaves the price of its Z530 Atom processor (512k cache, 1.60 GHz) 7 percent, from to $65 from $70.

Intel has added to its stable of Xeon processors and shaved the price on an Atom chip.

On Sunday, Intel introduced two low-power Xeon processor models rated as low as 45 watts and a higher-end processor.

The L3110 (3.00GHz) integrates 6MB of level-2 (L2) cache memory and is rated at 45 watts, one of Intel's lowest TDP (Thermal Design Power) ratings for a Xeon processor. This is priced at $224.

The Xeon L3360 (2.83GHz) comes with 12MB of L2 cache and is rated at 65 watts. This is listed at $369.

A higher-end X3380 Xeon (3.16GHz) has 12MB L2 cache, is rated at 95 watts, and lists for $530.

The chipmaker also cut the price of the Z530 Atom processor (512k cache, 1.60 GHz) 7 percent, from to $65 from $70.

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