Intel dual-core Atom 330 delayed to September

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 25 2008 @ 00:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes claims Intel delayed to launch of the dual-core Atom 330 processor to September:
Finally, Intel was originally planning to mass produce its dual-core Atom 330 processor in July, however, due to shortages of the single-core Atom 230, the company has postponed the launch to at least September this year, will release further planning in August, the sources said.
The site also writes Intel will phase out the Core 2 Extreme QX6850 and 6800 after July:
In other news, Intel has updated its processor schedule in will begin to phase out its Core 2 Extreme QX6850 and 6800 after July this year, the sources revealed. Additionally, the performance-level quad-core Q9550 and Q9650 will both phase out in the first quarter of 2009. Intel will leave its quad-core Yorkfield processors for the mainstream market and their life cycle will not end until the end of fourth quarter 2009.


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