Intel's Celeron processors have kinda fallen out of the spotlight in recent years, and the most recent Celeron chips are still based on the Sandy Bridge architecture. This will change in the first quarter of 2013, Hardware.Info reports the chip giant will reveal three new 22nm Celeron entry-level processors in that quarter:
The G1620, G1610 and G1610T replace the current Sandy Bridge G555 and G550 chips.
The G1620 is a 2.7 GHz dual-core processor with 2 MB of cache, support for 1333 MHz memory and a 650 MHz GPU. the G1610 is identical, but clocked slightly lower, at a 2.6 GHz frequency. Both models have a 55 W TDP. The G1610T is a more efficient model with a 35 W TDP and a 2.3 GHz clock speed. As is common for cheaper processors, the new Celeron models do not have Hyperthreading support.