"Last month Intel Corporation had announced their Kentsfield and
Clovertown processors. The Intel Core 2 Extreme Quad QX6700 was the
first processor (and only one at this time) based upon the
quad-core Kentsfield. Meanwhile Intel had introduced the Clovertown
Xeon 5300 series at Super Computing 2006. With the two Clovertown
quad-core processors in hand, we had delivered our launch-day
preview back on November 14. The motherboard we had used for those
tests, as well as to test the Xeon 5000 and 5100 series, was the
Tyan Tempest i5000XT S2696. Now having spent nearly a month with
this flagship motherboard we have a few thoughts to share about
this Xeon creation..."
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