Intel Merom to arrive with 2MB and 4MB L2 cache

Posted on Wednesday, May 31 2006 @ 01:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Intel Merom processor will launch in two flavours, one with 2MB L2 cache and one with 4MB L2 cache.
Merom will ship in August under the Core 2 Duo brand. According to a DailyTech report, the 2MB version will ship as the 1.83GHz T5600. Three 4MB parts are set to ship next quarter: the 2GHz T7200, the 2.16GHz T7400 and the 2.33GHz T7600. All four processors support a 667MHz frontside bus.

Prices for the five mobile CPUs are quoted at $240, $294, $423 and $637, running up from the T5600 to the T7600. Come Q4, and Intel will ship the 1.66GHz 5500 at £209.
More info over here.


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