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Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 get Core i3, i5 & i7 options

Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 get Core i3, i5 & i7 options

Lenovo haven't forgotten about their mainstream home users at CES 2010; the company has unveiled two new models, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 notebooks, complete with various options from Intel's latest Core i3, i5 and i7 processors.  The IdeaPad Y460 has a 14-inch 1366 x 768 display, Core i3 or i5 CPU, ATI Radeon HD5740/HD5650 graphics and up to 320GB hard-drive, while the IdeaPad Y560 has a 15.6-inch display, Core i3, i5 or i7 CPU, ATI Radeon HD5730 graphics and up to 500GB hard-drive.

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Intel Core i3 and Core i5 mobile confirmed for Jan 7th launch

Intel Core i3 and Core i5 mobile confirmed for Jan 7th launch

Intel's plans for its Clarkdale and Arrandale launch have been revealed, confirming - as was generally expected - that the new 32nm desktop and laptop processors will officially arrive on January 7th 2010.  According to a CES preview presentation available on Intel's site [pdf link], the new processors will form the Core i3 and mobile Core i5 ranges, and include integrated Intel HD Graphics GPUs.

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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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Intel rebrand with Core i3, i5 and i7; Centrino shifted to WiFi/WiMAX

Intel rebrand with Core i3, i5 and i7; Centrino shifted to WiFi/WiMAX

Intel have announced that it will be rebranding its CPU range to supposedly simplify the lineup, focusing on the "Intel Core" prefix and transitioning the Centrino brand to cover the company's WiFi and WiMAX products.  Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 will eventually replace Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad, distinguishing different feature sets; somewhat confusingly, some processors will slot into multiple i-prefix categories, depending on their capabilities.

For instance, the upcoming Lynnfield desktop processor will be an Intel Core chip, but have various models that slot into the i5 or i7 segments.  Broadly speaking, i3 is an entry-level chip, i5 is a mid-level chip and i7 is the flagship high-level processor.  It's not all change, though, as the Celeron and Pentium brands limp on to cover "affordable entry-level" and "basic computing" respectively.

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