The cost of the first processors Lynnfield starts from $ 196

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Became known the value of the first quad-processor Intel Lynnfield, which is scheduled for release Sept. 6. Reported that these chips will be sold under the brands Core i5 and the Core i7, depending on the value. For example, the most affordable Lynnfield processor with clock frequency of 2.66 GHz and 8 MB of cache will be sold to a third level called Core i5 750 at a price of 196 dollars (in batches of 1000). However, this model will be the only one of the new CPU, brand won Core i5. Two other chip Lynnfield will be sold under the brand name Core i7 and at a higher price.

Unlike existing processors Core i7 9xx, new chips are designed to interface with socket LGA 1156 and will include a series of Core i7 8xx. In addition, they do not support the three-memory. The new processors Lynnfield in this series will be the name Core i7 860 and Core i7 870 and will operate at frequencies of 2.8 GHz and 2.93 GHz, and the cost of 284 and 562 dollars respectively.