FUD Zilla reports Intel's upcoming value Sandy Bridge platform will have a total TDP of 40W, which is almost 50 percent lower than the current value desktop platform with a dual-core Pentium processor and H55 or G41 chipset.
As of first half of 2011 things might get much cooler, at least when it comes to a value market. Intel has suggested that its future value platform can get much better than current 79W. This is the current Value lifestyle desktop platform powered with Pentium processor, dual-core, H55 or G41 chipset. The choice of chipsets depends on the Pentium version, as it can be Clarkdale or Wolfdale 45nm based.
Intel's Future Value lifestyle platform is Sandy Bridge based and we can only guess that we are talking about a dual-core CPU, as it sounds logical. The chipset of choice is some lower end breed of Intel 6-series of chipsets and all this will be possible at 40W TDP.