It’s about that time – time for leaks to start coming out regarding next year’s CPU roadmaps. ComputerBase managed to get their hands on some internal Intel slides, and the reported developments are pretty exciting. If accurate, the slides mean consumers can look forward to 600GB SSDs as early as Q4 of this year as well as a quad-core desktop CPU that boosts to 3.5GHz at 35W.
In addition to the really attractive solid state drives that are up and coming, details leaked regarding Sandy Bridge CPUs. As part of the new microarchitecture refresh, SB CPUs will be accompanied by graphics silicon built directly on the CPU.
Desktop CPUs – Sandy Bridge:
||Cores / Threads||Graphics
|Core i7-2600K||3.4GHz / 3.8GHz||4/8||850MHz / 1350MHz||95W|
|Core i7-2600S||2.8GHz / 3.8GHz||850MHz / 1100MHz||65W|
|Core i5-2500K||3.3GHz / 3.7GHz||4/4||95W|
|Core i5-2500S||2.7GHz / 3.7GHz||65W|
|Core i5-2500T||2.3GHz / 3.3GHz||650MHz / 1250MHz||45W|
|Core i5-2400||3.1GHz / 3.4GHz||850MHz / 1100MHz||95W|
|Core i5-2400S||2.5GHz / 3.3GHz||65W|
|Core i5-2390T||2.7GHz / 3.5GHz||2/4||650MHz / 1100MHz||35W|
|Core i3-2120||3.3GHz / ?||850MHz / 1100MHz||65W|
|Core i3-2100||3.1GHz / ?|
|Core i3-2100T||2.5GHz / ?||650MHz / 1100MHz||35W|
ComputerBase (German, via Google Translate)