Taiwanese PC makers confided to DigiTimes that Intel plans to release 25 of its 22nm Ivy Bridge processors on April 8, 2012. The launch will include 17 desktop processors and six desktop chipsets:
Desktop CPUs to be unveiled include quad-core Core i7-3770K, 3770, 3770S, 3770T, and Core i5-3570, 3550 and 3450, with prices ranging from US$184-332. Additionally, the Core i5-3470T will be available in May priced at US$184.
Desktop chips to be released in April will include Z77 (priced at US$48), H77 (US$43), Z75 (US$40) and B75 (US$37), with Q77 (US$44) and Q75 (US$40) coming on May 13, the sources indicated.
As well as eight notebook/ultrabook processors and four chipsets (with two more following in May):
Notebook CPUs Core i7-3920Qm, 3820QM and 3720QM will be released in April priced at US$1,096, US$568 and US$378, respectively. Other models including Core i5-3520M, 3360M, 3320M and ultrabook CPUs Core i7-3667U and Core i5-3427U will be unveiled later.
Meanwhile, Intel will also release notebook chips HM77, UM77, HM76 and HM75 priced at US$48, US$48, US$43 and US$40, respectively in April before launching QS77 (US$53) and QM77 (US$48) in May, revealed the sources.