Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Intel's NDA on the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 lifts this morning. Look for Linux performance metrics to hopefully come soon from Phoronix, as well as additional details. These Intel Core 2 quad core processors will be shipping around November 14, along with the quad-core Xeons, which we will be also covering. Discuss Intel's latest Kentsfield and Clovertown processors over at the Phoronix Forums.