VR Zone talks about Intel's processor plans for the rest of the year.
First up is a general roadmap that shows what Intel has in store for its major product lines, it reveals the desktop platform will see the Haswell Refresh platform later this quarter while the Haswell-E should follow in Q3 2014. The mobile lineup will see the greatest activity, and the server market will see new chips in each of the following two quarters.
When Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona next week, Intel will be launching two processors for tablets and smartphones under its Merrifield brand which uses the Silvermont architecture. One of these chips will be geared towards Android Tablets, while the other is a 64-bit variant of Bay Trail-T.
A month later, in March, Intel will roll out a refresh of its Bay Trail-M processor.
April will bring Intel’s Haswell refresh for desktop and notebooks, and the launch of Intel’s Quark X1000 SoC followed by the launch of Intel’s series-9 motherboards in May. Then, in August, Intel will launch an update to its desktop Haswell line that will use X99 chipset and will support DDR4 memory.