Intel plans to release a total of 25 models of its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors, including 17 CPUs for desktops and eight for notebooks and ultrabooks on or around April 8, 2012, reports “DigitTmes” (http://www.digitimes.com).
The processors will doubtless find their way into new Macs next year. Desktop CPUs to be unveiled include quad-core Core i7-3770K, 3770, 3770S, 3770T, and Core i5-3570, 3550 and 3450, with prices ranging from US$184-$332. Additionally, the Core i5-3470T will be available in May priced at $184.
“DigiTimes” says notebook CPUs Core i7-3920Qm, 3820QM and 3720QM will be released in April priced at $1,096, $568 and $378, respectively. Other models including Core i5-3520M, 3360M, 3320M and ultrabook CPUs Core i7-3667U and Core i5-3427U will be unveiled later. Intel will also release notebook chips HM77, UM77, HM76 and HM75 priced at $48, $48, $43 and $40, respectively in April before launching QS77 ($53) and QM77 ($48) in May, says “DigiTimes.”