Intel to phase out seven CPUs in Q2 2009

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 04 2009 @ 01:40 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
VR Zone reports nine of Intel's Core 2 processors are nearing the end of their lifespan.

This month the firm will phase out the Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Core 2 Duo E4700, and another seven chips will follow in Q2 2009, including the good old Q6600.
In Q2 2009, we will see 7 processors to be phased out including the good old Q6600. The rest of the processors are, Core 2 Extreme QX9770 and QX9650, Core 2 Quad Q6600, Core 2 Duo E8300, Pentium E2200 and E2180, as well as Celeron E1200. Lastly, Core 2 Duo E7200 and Pentium E2200 will be phased out by Q3 this year.

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