Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3 Processors Launch Pushed to Q3 2012

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted 5 years ago

Intel has pushed the launch date of Ivy Bridge based Core i3 desktop processors to Q3 2012 for reasons unknown, The Core i3 processors were initially slated for a June 2012 launch while the Core i7/i5 lineup is expected to launch at this months end.

The Core i3 lineup would include a total of five 22nm CPU’s which are listed below:

  • Core i3-3240 – 3.4GHz
  • Core i3-3240T – 3.0GHz
  • Core i3-3225 – 3.3GHz
  • Core i3-3220 – 3.3GHz
  • Core i3-3220T – 2.8GHz

All processors would feature support for Hyper Threading, Dual Core design and a L3 Cache of 3Mb. Standard models would have a rated TDP of 55W while models with T suffix would feature a 35W TDP design. All models would be coupled with HD 2500 Graphics except the Core i3-3225 which has a HD 4000 Series graphics chip.

The Core i3 models would range between $110-$140 though exact prices are unknown, For more details on the Core i3 lineup Go here.

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