Intel is doing better than Gartner claims, which could also be related to the use of multiple boards with cheap chips being used as central heating.
But I like your explanation better.
Intel's decision late last year to hold back the launch of the 'Nehalem EP' Xeon 5500 processors for servers until the end of the first quarter of this year seems to have played out exactly as planned, as the chip maker's financial results reported yesterday bear out. Launching the Nehalem EP chips for two-socket servers late …
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