Intel To Retire Seven Merom Core 2 Duo Processors

Santa Clara (CA) - Intel has entered a range of Core 2 Duo processors with Merom core into its product discontinuance program.

According to a product change notification (PCN) published today, the models T5500, T5600, T7200, T7600 and LV L7200 will see final shipments on July 27, 2009. The T7400 and LV L7400 versions will ship until July 26, 2009, according to the published schedule.

Boxed versions of these processors will ship until August 26 of this year. Orders for these CPUs are possible until May 26, 2008.

Also affected by the PCN) are the Celeron M models 520 and 530, which also can be ordered until May 26 and will continue shipping until January 26, 2009.