Intel Plans Shipments of 32nm ‘Clarkdale’ in Q4
Rumors have it that Intel, having successfully launched the Core i3 and Core i5 chips, it preparing for launch of the “Clarkdale” chips later this year. This is not to be confused with the new “Larrabee” GPU from Intel, these chips will merely have Intel’s existing integrated graphics chips.
Clarkdale is the codename for Intel’s first processors with integrated graphics, designed using the chip maker’s new 32nm manufacturing process. Clarkdale, alongside Lynnfield, will be part of Intel’s next-generation line of mainstream and high-performance processors, which will be included in the company’s Core i3 and Core i5 series.
This will be Intel’s first CPU/GPU integrated chip, and should be publicly available in Q1 2010. Larrabee should be available shortly afterwards.