Intel Launches Next Gen Penryn Processors
Intel has announced their next generation Penryn processors. Their are 16 different versions of the chip available. New technological advances allow Intel to place a lot more transistors on every chip, increasing performance by a large amount while simultaneously lowering production costs.
These are the most complex processors in Intel history, and they contain 820,000,000 transistors per chip. Compare that to the first generation Intel processors which had only 2,300 transistors per chip.