Intel, the famous chip manufacturer will expand the portfolio of its products by releasing three more 35W Pentium and Celeron chips (each) which consume lesser power.
The new chips will be based on Sandy Bridge architecture. Intel decided to release more chips after motherboard manufacturer Asrock released the list of supported processors. A total of 6 processors would be released. These processors would be dual core with clock speed from 2.1 GHz to 3.1 Ghz. The pentium chips will have 3MB level3 cache while celeron chips will have 2MB level2 cache.
The release of these processors is a part of Intel’s future plans to make PCs thinner and lighter. The processors will be available in 2nd quarter of 2012.
via The Inquirer