Intel is to drop some desktop PC CPU prices 10-20% yet also plans to launch new desktop PC processors while reducing some models' prices in April, May and July this year. Average price reductions will be around 10-20%, according to sources at motherboard makers.
Two new quad cores are spotted, the Q8400 en Q8400S both at 2,66 GHz with 4MB L2 cache memory. The S version will likely have a lower TDP at 65 Watt.
For May 31 Intel plans two new core i7 processors. The Core i7 975 will be clocked at 3,22 GHz and the Core i7 950 at 3,06 GHz. Also spotted in May is the E7600 Core 2 Dup processor at 3,06 GHz with 3MB L2-cache.
Intel to acquire network IC provider Fulcrum - 07/20/2011 10:17 AM
Intel Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Fulcrum Microsystems, a fabless semiconductor company that designs Ethernet switch silicon for data center network providers.
Intel to discontinue X25-E SSDs - 07/02/2011 04:38 PM
Over at VR Zone they report that Intel is discontinuing its X25-E solid state disks to make way for the new 710 series. Intel has informed their customers that their good old X25-E SSDs will be discon...
Intel to unveil 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs at Computex 2011 - 02/09/2011 12:35 PM
Intel reportedly has completed the design of its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors and will showcase the new CPUs at Computex Taipei 2011 in June, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. Mea...
Intel to retire old 45nm chips - 02/09/2011 12:25 PM
Intel is to place several processors at End of Life status, the processors effected are various 45nm desktop processors, including the the Pentium E5400, E6500, the Core 2 Duo E7400, E8400, and the qu...