The high-end quad-core Bloomfield Nehalem-based processors are slated for the fourth quarter of this year but for the performance level quad-core Lynnfield processors we'll have to wait until the second quarter of 2009.
DigiTimes reports the entry-level to mainstream dual-core Havendale processors will also be released in the second quarter of 2009.
Lynnfield and Havendale will be designed to be to paired with an Ibexpeak southbridge and Havendale CPUs will also feature integrated graphics, the sources detailed.
Intel will launch Nehalem-based notebook CPUs at the end of the second quarter of 2009, including the quad-core Clarkefield and dual-core Auburndale series. Auburndale will have integrated graphics, while the power consumption of both CPUs will drop significantly.
Wolfdale CPUs will continue shipping for the entry-level segment, the sources added.