VR Zone published the end-of-life roadmaps for Intel's desktop, mobile and server processors. Here's a look at what will happen to the desktop lineup over the next year:
It is good to know when will your good old processor be phased out officially by Intel. As seen from the Product Lifecycle Roadmap, Core 2 Extreme QX9770 and QX9650 will reach EOL by Q2 '09 while Core 2 Quad Q9450 and Q6700 will reach EOL by Q1 '09. The good old Q6600 outlast the rest of the quad core will live through H1 next year. Core 2 Duo E8200, E8190, Q6850, E6750, E6550, E6540, E4600, E4700 will all reach EOL by Q1 '09 while Pentium E2200, E2180 and Celeron E1200 will reach EOL by Q2 '09.