Information about Intel's processor plans for the rest of the year was leaked today, one of the interesting snippets is that a Core i7 960 is on the way for a launch in the fourth quarter, this chip will be clocked at 3.2GHz.
The dual-core Atom D510 for nettops is also expected in the fourth quarter, while the single-core Atom D410 will follow in Q1 2010. DigiTimes also has new information about Intel's plans for the Celeron lineup:
Intel plans to launch new 45nm Celeron E3000 series CPUs targeting the entry-level market in third-quarter 2009 to replace the current Celeron E1000 series The company will also release a new Core i7 CPU in the fourth quarter, according to sources at motherboard makers.
Intel will launch two CPUs under the Celeron E3000 series initially in the third quarter – the Celeron E3200 and E3300, featuring core frequencies of 2.4GHz, and 2.5GHz, respectively, as well as the same 1MB L2 cache, 800MHz FSB, and 65W TDP. Celeron E3000 series CPUs will support VT-x virtualization.