Report: New Intel Desktop Chips Coming Soon
New things coming soon, according to Taiwan.
Intel typically doesn't let on about new processor models until launch time, but motherboard makers have to know before the market does so that it can prepare the hardware and BIOS to support the new chips.
According to DigiTimes' sources at motherboard companies, Intel will be rolling out new desktop options along with some lower price points.
Supposedly coming this month is the hexacore Core i7-970 at $885. Also this month will be a pair of Core i5 chips, the i5-870S and the i5-760 at $350 and $205, respectively.
Then in August, a Core i3-560 will debut at $138, while the Core i7-950 will fall from $562 down to $294.
Intel will also be rolling out new Pentium and Celeron value-oriented chips throughout the summer and fall. Check out the full list here.