2005-03-29 Intel Potomac Prescott based chip for 4- and 8-processor servers. Will have the EM64T bit extensions. Starts at 3.33 GHz and includes 8 MB of L3 cache. Uses the Twin Castle chipset. Part of the Truland platform
2005-04-18 Intel Pentium D Dual core processor replacing Tejas. Smithfield is the Workstation / gaming implementation of Paxville, part of the Lyndon platform. Uses the LGA775 socket and the Glenwood and Lakeport chipsets. Based on the NetBurst / Pentium 4 architecture but without HyperThreading. Basically two Pentium 4 chips on one die.
Launched in Q2 at 2.8, 3.0 and 3.2 GHz named 820 ($241), 830 ($316) and 840 ($530) respectively.
Launched as 'Pentium D' and 'Pentium EE', where EE adds HyperThreading.
2005-05-26 Intel ICH7 Next generation south bridge. Includes High Definition Audio, PCIe x1, etc. Will come in a number of varieties, some of which includes MST (Matrix Storage Technology), iAMT (Active Management Technology) and RAID 10 (secure+fast). The D-versions targets the "Digital Home" brand. Matches the Glenwood, Lakeport and Mukilteo north bridges.
- ICH7 R: RAID (MST)
- ICH7 DH: Entertainment PCs (MST, Energy Lake)
- ICH7 DO: Digital Office (iAMT)
- ICH7 DE: Digital Enterprise (iAMT,MST)