Intel predicts that by the third quarter of next year, close to fifty percent of its processor shipments will be 45nm chips:
Maloney also pointed out that Intel Q33 and Q35 chipsets are shipping now ahead of their original third quarter 2007 introduction, while the integrated Intel G35 chipset and the high-end Intel X38 chipset will ship within 90 days.
Intel unveiled the new Intel 3 series chipset family along with several other technology plans that surround the company's popular Intel Core 2 Duo and Quad processors for home and business PC users at Computex Taipei 2007
The Intel 3 series chipsets support DDR2 up to 800MHz, or DDR3 memory with data transfer speeds up to 1333 MHz, enabling speedy access to files and a more responsive PC. The chipsets also support PCI Express 2.0, which doubles the available bandwidth for graphics cards and are engineered to support Intel Turbo Memory which enables faster application loading and boot times.