FUD Zilla reveals Intel has scheduled the Core i7 880 processor for Q2 2010, this quad-core chip is based on the 45nm Lynnfield core and will have a frequency of 3.06GHz. The chip will coexist with the 2.93GHz Core i5 870.
Lynnfield was introduced in Q3 / Q4 2009 and Intel already plans to refresh this offer. Core i7 880 is planned for Q2 2010 and it runs at 3.06GHz with all four cores and eight hyperthreading treads and with the help of Turbo it can overclock to 3.73GHz.
Lynnfield has an improved memory controller as it can support DDR3 1066 and 1333MHz, while the first Nehalem can only officially support DDR3 800, 1066MHz. The CPU has 95W TDP and comes in LGA1156 socket, which naturally works 5 series chipset except X58 that wants LGA1366 processor.