Intel to announce latest ‘Ivy Bridge’ desktop CPUs this week
Intel’s Ivy Bridge desktop processors may be announced this week according to sources close to TechARP, as soon as Friday March 23, and will be available by April 29, 2012. (not sure why their article is entitled “Intel To Launch Ivy Bridge Desktop Processors This Week!”)
Intel will be dividing their processors into two segments: Standard Voltage and Low Voltage. The Standard Voltage will feature TDP of 77w power consumption while the Low Voltage segment coming in at TDP 65w power.
The Core i7-3700 series will be Intel’s only processor supporting the company’s Hyper Threading technology — allowing simultaneous processes up to 8 threads, and featuring an 8MB on L3 cache while the Low Voltage will feature 6MB of L3 cache.