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Thursday, 29 March 2012 12:09

Intel retires seven Core i7 desktop CPUs

Written by Fuad Abazovic



And nine Core i5s by Q2, 45 or 32nm


Intel is cleaning its yard in preparation for third generation Ivy Bridge launch that is expected in exactly one month from now, April 28th. We hear that the reviews will be unleashed by the 23rd, but this is not what we want to talk about.

Intel is killing some older Core i7 processors including Core i7 960, Core i7 950 and Core i7 930 based on the 45nm Bloomfield core. It is also terminating Core i7 880 and Core i7 870S in Q2 2012 based on Lynnfield 45nm
Dual-core.

Core i7 875K should be terminated in Q1, so it should pretty much disappear by the end of this month. These are 45nm parts that have served us well since Q4 2009 and its time for them to go. These are based on ancient Lynfield 45nm core.

The Core i5 750S and Core i5 655K should be gone in Q1 2012, they are on their death beads right now and these are first generation Core parts that launched in Q3 2010. They are based on the Westmere 32nm architecture.

Intel also plans to retire nine Core i5 processors including Core i5 2300, 32nm second generation Sandy Bridge core. The Core i5 680, Core i5 670, Core i5 661, Core i5 660 and Core i5 650 should meet their maker in Q2 2012 when is the last shipment scheduled to leave.

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