Intel Drops Larrabee Consumer Plans

by Rafael Hernandez on December 4, 2009 · 0 comments

IntelIntel’s stab at a consumer level graphics chip that makes use of many many X86 cores and SIMD instruction sets to make for a powerful GPU is, apparently, a thing of the past.

VentureBeat writes that Larrabee’s development was behind where Intel had hoped so they’re cutting their plans to release it as a consumer product. It’ll probably stick around Intel’s labs until they eventually find a use for the technology.

Those hopping for a three-way competition in the graphics market have been let down.

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