Intel Phases Out Remaining Nehalem Processors

Both quad-core CPUs use the 45 nm Clarksfield core of the Nehalem micro architecture, and were originally launched in June of 2010.

According to a product change notification, the processors have a last order date of November 9, 2012 and will ship until supplies are depleted. Both mobile CPUs use the Socket G1, are rated at 45 watts TDP and support DDR3-1333 memory. The 740QM runs at 1.73 GHz and the 840QM at 1.87 GHz.

To make room for Ivy Bridge, Intel had removed both processors some time ago from the official pricing sheet, which does not list any 45 nm notebook desktop and notebook processors anymore, aside from Atom chips and the Celeron T3500.

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  • vilenjan
    Why? Ivy's are still overall better than SBs, an SB already had no competition. There is 0 incentive. Welcome back to the cpu monopoly.
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  • tomsreader
    here's an idea, phase out the currently hot ivb and release the cool version of it...
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  • phamhlam
    tomsreaderhere's an idea, phase out the currently hot ivb and release the cool version of it...


    It is only hot if you overclock it. Ivy Bridge is good. It might not be as great as SB one year ago. Ivy Bridge is great for laptops and tablets. Next year Haswell chip will be great for desktop since it is a tock.
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  • tomsreader
    here's an idea, phase out the currently hot ivb and release the cool version of it...
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  • vilenjan
    Why? Ivy's are still overall better than SBs, an SB already had no competition. There is 0 incentive. Welcome back to the cpu monopoly.
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  • halcyon
    Goodbye Nehalem. May you rest in peace.
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