Sunday, September 9th 2007
Intel issued marching orders today that several Core Solo, Core Duo, Celeron and one Core 2 Quad chip will be discontinued shortly. As Intel prepares the upcoming 45nm, these older processors will no longer be available for order after the dates shown below. The first quad-core processor to hit the ground on January 4, 2008 is the 2.66GHz QX6700 Extreme model. Intel also expects to phase out the following processors on December 31, 2007.
- Core Solo: U1300 ULV, U1300 Box, U1400 Box
- Core Duo: L2500 LV, T2300, T2300E, T2400, T2600, T2700
- Celeron M: 420, 430, 440, 450 ULV and T2700