Facebook endorses Intel's new processor but may not buy it

12/11/2012 | Reuters · GigaOm

Intel on Tuesday introduced the low-power Atom S1200 processor, designed to be used in microservers. While Facebook executive Frank Frankovsky spoke at Intel's press conference for the chip, he didn't say whether the social network would be using the new processor in the servers of its data centers. A Facebook spokesman said, "Based on how it looks on paper it doesn't look like it meets the needs of our workloads."

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