FUD Zilla reports Intel is getting ready to roll out the Celeron E3500, a new dual-core chip clocked at 2.7GHz. This new part is expected to start shipping on Sunday August 29th for $52. On the same day you can also expect the launch of the new Pentium E5700 (3.0GHz).
The specification is not that impressive but for some $52 Intel plans to offer a 2.7GHz-clocked dual core that works at 800MHz FSB, has 1MB cache and 65W TDP.
The funny thing about this CPU is that it looks almost identical to Pentium E5400 as it's clocked the same, has the same TDP, FSB support but the Pentium has 2MB cache while the Celeron has 1MB. You can easily tell that they are both made out of 45nm dual-core Wolfdale, pre-Nehalem core.