DigiTimes reports Intel's first Ivy Bridge chips aren't expected until March 2012. The site also writes that Intel will launch the Z77 and Z75 chipsets to replace its Z68 and P67, and a H77 to replace the H67. The business market will receive the Q77, Q75 and B75 chipsets, they will replace the Q67, Q65 and B65.
Intel is expected to unveil its 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs in March 2012 at the earliest, with initial offerings focusing on dual- and quad-core models, according to sources at motherboard makers.
The quad-code Ivy Bridge CPUs will have thermal design power (TDP) ratings of 45W, 65W and 77W, while the dual-core models will have TDP ratings of 35W and 55W, indicated the sources.