Intel Clarksfield Chips Could Launch Late Sept

According to Digitimes, Intel's next-generation chips for notebooks, codenamed Clarksfield, CPUs will debut around the end of September and October in the flavors of Core 2 Extreme XE at 2 GHz, Core 2 Quad P2 at 1.73 GHz and Core 2 Quad P1 at 1.6 GHz.

Of course, those names are subject to change, especially since Intel said that all Clarksfield mobile chips would carry the Core i7 moniker.

New Celeron chips for the mainstream ultra-thin and light segment for notebooks are also set for a late September debut.

The desktop-bound Lynnfield chips along with the P55 are supposed to be unveiled slightly ahead of the mobile versions.

As usual, Intel did not provide comment on the accuracy of the reports, but it won't be long before we find out.

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  • thiswillkillthat
    Intel loves screwing with people.
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  • scook9
    i dont see this new core 2 extreme being a significant improvement over the qx9300, unless it is 32nm
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  • apache_lives
    scook9i dont see this new core 2 extreme being a significant improvement over the qx9300, unless it is 32nm


    Lower clock speeds, higher IPC - its more evolution, rather then revolution.
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