Intel will introduce “Y” series processors in 2013

Intel-Core-i3-Logo


All in all it seems Intel will introduce the rumored Ivy Bridge processors with lower power consumption starting in 2013 – the new chips will carry the “Y” letter to distinguish themselves from other Intel processors.

The Y processors will cover the Pentium, Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processor range and will feature phenomenally low TDP of 10W (for the Pentium chip) and 13W for the rest of the line. To achieve such low power consumption Intel will reduce the clock speed of the newcomers – thus the Pentium 2129Y will run at 1.1 GHz and will have 2 MB of L3 cache as well as Intel HD 2500 graphics. The Core i3/i5/i7 line will run at 1.4 GHz and 1.5 GHz, but will feature Intel Turbo Boost that will raise the clock speed up to 2.6 GHz for some chips. The Core Y line will also come with 3 MB and 4 MB of L3 cache as well as Intel HD 4000 graphics.

The first Y processors are expected in Q1 2013. Pricing is unknown.


Source: CPU World

Related posts

Sony to release a range of Windows 8 devices

Sony has announced a bunch of new Windows 8-oriented devices including its very first hybrid ultrabook – the Vaio Duo 11 – and a mobile tabletop PC – the Vaio Tap 20. Sony's new products also include the T Series Ultrabook and several other new Vaio notebooks. VAIO Tap 20 is a family...

CPU thermal paste may be coming to its end

Serious overclockers and PC enthusiasts alike are fully aware of the importance of the thermal paste used on all modern processors. Usually a type of white goo the thermal paste improves heat dissipation between the CPU and the CPU cooler and helps reduce the processor temperature, which makes...

Silicon Power comes out with Super Speed USB3.0 offers for your PC and laptop

Silicon Power releases their USB 3.0 express and PCIE cards for those, who want to stay current with modern demands for connectivity bandwidth. Silicon Power’s super speed USB3.0 express card uses the Express/34 interface, has two USB3.0 ports, provides up to 5Gb/ sec maximum transfer...

Leave a comment