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Intel and AMD hexacore CPUs incoming say motherboard makers

Intel and AMD hexacore CPUs incoming say motherboard makers

The first half of 2010 could see six-core processors dropping from both Intel and AMD, according to leaky sources at motherboard manufacturers, with both the Intel Gulftown and AMD Thuban ranges hitting desktop computers.  The hexacore CPU deluge will begin with Intel's Core i7-980X, rumored to be on the pricey side at an estimated $1,000+ per chip in March 2010, and be followed by three AMD Phenom II X6 1000T processors in May 2010.

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Intel Core i7-980X Extreme detailed; headed to 2010 Mac Pro?

Intel Core i7-980X Extreme detailed; headed to 2010 Mac Pro?

Details of Intel's upcoming 6-core/12-thread Xeon (Gulftown) processor - and the CPU tipped to appear in the upcoming Apple Mac Pro refresh - have leaked, and while original predictions were that the hexacore chip would be branded the Core i9, it now seems that it will slot into the Core i7 Extreme range with an "X" suffix.  First to the base will be the Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition, running at 3.33GHz.

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Intel 2010 desktop roadmap tips Core i3 and i9, frugal Core i5

Intel 2010 desktop roadmap tips Core i3 and i9, frugal Core i5

Charts purporting to illustrate Intel's plans for its desktop processor range through 2010 have emerged, bringing with them talk of a frugal version of the Core i5 together with budget Core i3 CPUs.  The chart also discuss the previously-leaked Core i9 processor, though that's not expected to arrive until the second quarter of 2010 despite having already been caught in the wild.

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Intel Pine Trail nettop chips, plus Core i3 and Core i9 CPUs coming Q1 2010?

Intel Pine Trail nettop chips, plus Core i3 and Core i9 CPUs coming Q1 2010?

After word slipped out from Taiwan earlier this week that Intel were considering pushing back the release of the Pine Trail Atom N450 processor until the first half of 2010, now comes more specific news from PC manufacturers that both the netbook platform, Pine Trail-M, and its Pine Trail-D nettop sibling will both now arrive in the first quarter of next year.  That, say the unnamed sources, will coincide with the release of Intel's 32nm Core i9 processors, codenamed Gulftown, and offering six cores.

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