Intel Ivy Bridge 22nm “Core i5-3470” Exposed, Features PCIe Gen 3 Compatibility with MSI H61M-P31 (G3) Motherboard
Intel would be launching its 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge Processors in April 2012 which would be based on a new 22nm Manufacturing Process. Today, OClab.ru has posted picture which shows an Ivy Bridge Processor - Core i5 3470 running on a H61 Motherboard with PCIe Gen 3 Compatibility.
The Specifications of the chip along with 18 other Ivy Bridge i7/i5 processors have already been posted by us here. Core i5 3470 would be a Quad Core chip featuring a locked Multiplier with a Core Clock Frequency of 3.2Ghz and Turbo Boost to 3.6Ghz. The chip would pack a 6Mb L3 Cache along with a rated TDP of 77W. The IGP would consist of a Intel HD2500 Graphics with GPU Core configured at 650Mhz and Memory running at 1100Mhz.
The Core i5 3470 would also be available in two other variants, A Dual Core variant "i5 3470T" with rated TDP of 33W and a 65W variant with lower base clock - 2.9Ghz "i5 3470S". Prices would range between $175-$200 US.
The chip was ran on a MSI H61M-P31 (G3) Motherboard which shows that the new motherboard come with Ivy Bridge 22nm CPU support and also PCI Gen 3 with AMD's new HD7970 Graphics Card. The new Ivy Bridge Processors are expected to launch in Q2 2012 (April) so stay tuned for more info.