Sandy Bridge

MacBook Air with Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt due June?

MacBook Air with Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt due June?

Apple is reportedly readying a refreshed version of its MacBook Air ultraportable, adding in Intel's 2011 "Sandy Bridge" Core processors and Thunderbolt 10Gbps connectivity. Shipments are expected to begin later this month, according to DigiTimes' supply chain sources, with a retail launch predicted for June or July.

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HP Now Shipping Pavilion dm4x, 14-Inch Laptops With Sandy Bridge

HP Now Shipping Pavilion dm4x, 14-Inch Laptops With Sandy Bridge

Back in March, HP had unleashed their dv7 line of 15.6-inch notebooks that featured Intel's new Sandy Bridge series processors. Today, HP has begun shipments of another series of notebooks with the latest Sandy Bridge chip. The HP Pavilion dm4x is a 14-inch notebook ready to ship now starting at $730.

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New Apple iMac: Thunderbolt, Sandy Bridge and FaceTime HD

New Apple iMac: Thunderbolt, Sandy Bridge and FaceTime HD

Apple has unveiled its new iMac range, and as expected the all-in-one desktops have been upgraded with Intel's 2011 Sandy Bridge quad-core processors, new graphics and Thunderbolt connectivity. The new iMacs come in the same 21.5-inch and 27-inch versions, with the entry-level $1,199 21.5-inch model having a 2.5GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, AMD Radeon HD 6750M graphics and a 500GB hard-drive. At the other end there's the $1,999 27-inch machine with a 3.1GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, Radeon HD 6970M graphics and 1TB of storage. Optional is a $200 quad-core Intel Core i7 processor upgrade on select models, running at up to 3.4GHz.

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Apple Store down: new iMac incoming?

Apple Store down: new iMac incoming?

The Apple Store is down, with the company's digital shelf-stockers beavering away with a refresh. All signs point to an iMac refresh, with Apple expected to update its all-in-one desktops with Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt connectivity.

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Apple iMac Refresh To Come Next Week With Sandy Bridge And Thunderbolt?

Apple iMac Refresh To Come Next Week With Sandy Bridge And Thunderbolt?

Last week we warned you to hold off on buying an iMac because constrained supplies indicated an upcoming refresh. And now we have further reports that the new iMac will arrive the week of May 2nd. According to a source known as Mr. X from 9to5 Mac, Apple will officially stop shipping current generation iMacs to resellers this week.

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iMac Refresh Imminent With Supplies Running Low

iMac Refresh Imminent With Supplies Running Low

If you’re thinking about purchasing a shiny new iMac soon, you may want to hold off for just a bit. The Apple trend to look for when a possible refresh is coming for a product is when its supply starts to shrink. This happened with the MacBook Pro and iPad before newer versions were released and now 9to5 Mac has been tipped off that iMac supplies are starting to dry up, so a possible refresh could be looming.

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iBuypower offers three new Battalion 101 gaming notebooks with Sandy Bridge

iBuypower offers three new Battalion 101 gaming notebooks with Sandy Bridge

iBuypower is a boutique maker of gaming notebooks and desktop computers. The company has announced that it has three new gaming notebooks in its Battalion series that all use Sandy Bridge processors from Intel. The new machines include the Battalion 101 P151HM1, W150HNQ, and W170HN with pricing for the rigs starting at $899.

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Lenovo ThinkPad T420 and T520 on sale: up to 15hr battery

Lenovo ThinkPad T420 and T520 on sale: up to 15hr battery

Lenovo's ThinkPad T420 and T520 impressed us on specs alone, promising Intel's 2011 Sandy Bridge processors along with up to 15hrs battery life, and now the 14- and 15.6-inch notebooks are finally on sale. Priced from $799 for the T420i with a Core i3-2310M processor and $899 for the T420 with a Core i5-2520M processor (or $819 for the T520i and $919 for the T520 with the same starter CPUs), you'll have to spend a little more if you want the longest battery life.

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Dell Inspiron R notebooks get interchangeable lids & Sandy Bridge

Dell Inspiron R notebooks get interchangeable lids & Sandy Bridge

Dell has outed its latest notebook range, the Dell Inspiron R series, a set of 14-, 15.6- and 17.3-inch laptops with interchangeable lids. Powered by a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors, the new machines offer up to 13hrs runtime - with the optional 9-cell battery - together with optional Blu-ray and a choice a different SWITCH by Design Studio lid patterns.

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ASUS: U36JC and U31JG Getting Sandy Bridge Soon

ASUS: U36JC and U31JG Getting Sandy Bridge Soon

According to an exclusive by Swedish tech blog TechNYTT, ASUS will be updating its U31JG and U36JC series to Sandy Bridge chips. The new models may also have "better graphics and a better hard drives," according to ASUS. The prices on the new models will stay the same. According to ASUS, the launch of the two new models will happen in April or May.

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HPs Latest Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks available to purchase

HPs Latest Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks available to purchase

If you have been waiting for the new line of HP notebooks packing in Intel Sandy Bridge tech to land so you can pick one up, today is your day. The new machines have all announced and you can order them up over on LogicBuy right now. The dv6 quad edition is selling for $824.99 with free shipping on the site and has a free 6GB RAM update. The machine has a Core i7 quad core CPU and Radeon HD 6770M graphics with a 15.6-inch screen.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X220 and X220T official: up to 24hr battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X220 and X220T official: up to 24hr battery

Lenovo has officially outed its refreshed X Series ultraportable, the Lenovo ThinkPad X220, along with the X220 Tablet PC variant. Now packing a choice of Intel Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors, along with a 12.5-inch display - optionally using a 1366 x 768 IPS panel - using self-closing hinges, and up to 24hrs of battery life.

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