Intel's first 65nm microprocessors are due to ship at the end of this year, with volume shipments taking place in Q1 2006. However, the company revealed yesterday it expects 65nm output numbers to surpass those of 90nm parts as quickly as Q3 2006.
The first Intel chip fabbed at 65nm is expected to be 'Yonah', the dual-core next-generation Pentium M part that will ship with 'Napa', the chip giant's third-generation Centrino platform. Yonah features a number of tweaks over today's 'Dothan' PMs, including the use of a 667 MHz frontside bus and support for SSE 3.
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