Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Intel can prolong a life of processors with socket LGA 775

As confirms a source referring to manufacturers of system payments, company Intel considers possibility of expansion of life cycle of the processors calculated on installation in nests LGA 775, till 2011. The specified processors will "cover" a segment of initial level.

The first processors Core i7 (Nehalem), as it is known, have cases of type LGA 1366. However they are intended for a high-efficiency segment, and in a mass segment other processor socket — LGA 1156 will be used. Corresponding models of processors should be issued in the third quarter of the next year.

If the life of processors in cases LGA 775 lasts till 2011, the same should be made with sets of system logic of the fourth series which it decided to subject modernisations. In particular, Intel G45 will receive more productive graphic kernel. The quantity of modules of the memory supported G43, will be increased from two to four, and a memory size — with 8 GB DDR2 or 4 GB DDR3 to 16 GB DDR2 or 8 GB DDR3. Chipsets Intel G41 will receive interface HDMI and use possibility together with southern bridge ICH7.

Source: DigiTimes