• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

20 Intel Processors Reach EOL in H2 2011

btarunr

Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 9, 2007
Messages
34,334 (9.23/day)
Likes
17,427
Location
Hyderabad, India
System Name Long shelf-life potato
Processor Intel Core i7-4770K
Motherboard ASUS Z97-A
Cooling Xigmatek Aegir CPU Cooler
Memory 16GB Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-1866
Video Card(s) 2x GeForce GTX 970 SLI
Storage ADATA SU800 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590D 28-inch 4K
Case Cooler Master CM690 Window
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Corsair HX850W
Mouse Razer Abyssus 2014
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro Creators Update
#1
It is curtains for as many as 20 Intel processor models in H2 2011, according to a slide detailing the product lifecycle of Intel processors in the market. The 20 models will reach EOL (end of life) stage of their market-life. When a product is marked EOL, Intel stops taking orders for it from OEMs and channel vendors, clears outstanding orders, and stops its production. Intel will honor warranties on those products in accordance with its warranty policies.

Show full news post
 
Last edited:

mtosev

New Member
Joined
Mar 21, 2005
Messages
1,462 (0.31/day)
Likes
144
Location
Maribor, Slovenia
Processor Core i7 930
Motherboard Asus P6X58D Premium
Memory 6gb SuperTalent WB200UX6G8
Video Card(s) xfx radeon hd 5970 black edition
Storage Intel X25-M 80
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp 2209wa
Case Haf 932
Audio Device(s) Integreted sound card
Software w7
#2
goodbye awesome CPUs:(
 
Joined
Apr 21, 2008
Messages
5,230 (1.48/day)
Likes
661
Location
IRAQ-Baghdad
System Name MASTER
Processor Core i7 3930k run at 4.4ghz
Motherboard Asus Rampage IV extreme
Cooling Corsair H100i
Memory 4x4G kingston hyperx beast 2400mhz
Video Card(s) 2X EVGA GTX680
Storage 2X Crusial M4 256g raid0, 1TbWD g, 2x500 WD B
Display(s) Samsung 27' 1080P LED 3D monitior 2ms
Case CoolerMaster Chosmos II
Audio Device(s) Creative sound blaster X-FI Titanum champion,Creative speakers 7.1 T7900
Power Supply Corsair 1200i, Logitch G500 Mouse, headset Corsair vengeance 1500
Software Win7 64bit Ultimate
Benchmark Scores 3d mark 2011: testing
#3
Bye bye blackbird
 
Joined
Jul 2, 2010
Messages
4,012 (1.47/day)
Likes
630
Location
UK
System Name PC
Processor AMD FX 8320E @4.3ghz
Motherboard Asrock 970 extreme3
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC12DX, 3 x NZXT FN 140mm, 1x NZXT FV V2 120mm
Memory 8GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600mhz
Video Card(s) ASUS R9 290 DCII-OC 4GB
Storage 128GB Kingston V200 SSD 1TB WD Blue, 750GB Maxtor
Display(s) LG 27MB85Z 27" 1440p
Case NZXT Source 340
Power Supply Thermaltake 675w
Mouse Logitech G500S
Keyboard Logitech G510S
Software Windows 8.1 64 bit
#4
no mobile CPU's then, interesting...

Still, if they remove the slower one's it can only mean PC's will get more powerful overall
 
Joined
Jul 30, 2007
Messages
6,560 (1.73/day)
Likes
835
System Name Vintage
Processor i7 - 3770K @ Stock
Cooling Scythe Zipang II
Memory 2x4GB Crucial DDR3
Video Card(s) MSI GTX970
Storage M4 124GB SSD// WD Black 640GB// WD Black 1TB//Samsung F3 1.5TB
Display(s) Samsung SM223BW 21.6"
Case Generic
Power Supply Corsair HX 520W
Software Windows 7
#5
no mobile CPU's then, interesting...

Still, if they remove the slower one's it can only mean PC's will get more powerful overall
Or they are forcing people to buy CPUs that are more powerful beyond what they are required to do.

It's like here, i'm going to take away your fire and now you can buy one of these shiny new ovens for a lot more than you want, when you only need it to cook a sausage.

Ok bad example but you get what I mean.
 
Joined
Mar 2, 2009
Messages
5,026 (1.57/day)
Likes
1,271
Processor Intel Core i7
Motherboard MSI P67
Cooling Cooler Master
Memory Kingston
Video Card(s) temporarily Palit (formerly Inno 3D)
Storage Seagate
Display(s) Acer 23"
Case Thermaltake
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply FSP 700W
Software Windows 7
#6
Or they are forcing people to buy CPUs that are more powerful beyond what they are required to do.

It's like here, i'm going to take away your fire and now you can buy one of these shiny new ovens for a lot more than you want, when you only need it to cook a sausage.

Ok bad example but you get what I mean.
LOLWUT? You're saying it as if there aren't any low-end, relatively cheaper Sandy Bridge CPUs.
 
Joined
Jul 2, 2010
Messages
4,012 (1.47/day)
Likes
630
Location
UK
System Name PC
Processor AMD FX 8320E @4.3ghz
Motherboard Asrock 970 extreme3
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC12DX, 3 x NZXT FN 140mm, 1x NZXT FV V2 120mm
Memory 8GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600mhz
Video Card(s) ASUS R9 290 DCII-OC 4GB
Storage 128GB Kingston V200 SSD 1TB WD Blue, 750GB Maxtor
Display(s) LG 27MB85Z 27" 1440p
Case NZXT Source 340
Power Supply Thermaltake 675w
Mouse Logitech G500S
Keyboard Logitech G510S
Software Windows 8.1 64 bit
#7
Or they are forcing people to buy CPUs that are more powerful beyond what they are required to do.

It's like here, i'm going to take away your fire and now you can buy one of these shiny new ovens for a lot more than you want, when you only need it to cook a sausage.

Ok bad example but you get what I mean.
No, the point is they could have a lower end sandy bridge proccesor which would do what they want at much less power consumption, better battery life etc, look at how many laptops for sale at the moment are using equipment 2-3 years old and you'll realize why removing the older parts from sale is a good idea, and remember, it's still going to be 6 months or so before you see the parts here finally stop being sold in the shops

LOLWUT? You're saying it as if there aren't any low-end, relatively cheaper Sandy Bridge CPUs.
my point exactly
 
Joined
May 23, 2007
Messages
38 (0.01/day)
Likes
10
Location
Sofia, Bulgaria
System Name HomePC
Processor Intel Celeron D 347(3.06GHz, 512KB L2, 533MHz)
Motherboard MSI PM8PM-V
Cooling Box
Memory 2x1024MB DDR2-800 A-Data
Video Card(s) ASUS Radeon 3450 AGP
Storage 500GB Hitachi
#8
LOLWUT? You're saying it as if there aren't any low-end, relatively cheaper Sandy Bridge CPUs.
Not when you have to buy new MB and RAM for that relatively cheap Sandy Bridge.
 
Joined
Jul 30, 2007
Messages
6,560 (1.73/day)
Likes
835
System Name Vintage
Processor i7 - 3770K @ Stock
Cooling Scythe Zipang II
Memory 2x4GB Crucial DDR3
Video Card(s) MSI GTX970
Storage M4 124GB SSD// WD Black 640GB// WD Black 1TB//Samsung F3 1.5TB
Display(s) Samsung SM223BW 21.6"
Case Generic
Power Supply Corsair HX 520W
Software Windows 7
#9
You think granny smith needs an i7 to go on the internet and play solitaire?
 

mtosev

New Member
Joined
Mar 21, 2005
Messages
1,462 (0.31/day)
Likes
144
Location
Maribor, Slovenia
Processor Core i7 930
Motherboard Asus P6X58D Premium
Memory 6gb SuperTalent WB200UX6G8
Video Card(s) xfx radeon hd 5970 black edition
Storage Intel X25-M 80
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp 2209wa
Case Haf 932
Audio Device(s) Integreted sound card
Software w7
#10
Joined
Jul 2, 2010
Messages
4,012 (1.47/day)
Likes
630
Location
UK
System Name PC
Processor AMD FX 8320E @4.3ghz
Motherboard Asrock 970 extreme3
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC12DX, 3 x NZXT FN 140mm, 1x NZXT FV V2 120mm
Memory 8GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600mhz
Video Card(s) ASUS R9 290 DCII-OC 4GB
Storage 128GB Kingston V200 SSD 1TB WD Blue, 750GB Maxtor
Display(s) LG 27MB85Z 27" 1440p
Case NZXT Source 340
Power Supply Thermaltake 675w
Mouse Logitech G500S
Keyboard Logitech G510S
Software Windows 8.1 64 bit
#11
Not when you have to buy new MB and RAM for that relatively cheap Sandy Bridge.
They're only slightly more expensive then a 775 Mobo and ram, and the people this will affect the most is the OEM's, who will be building new PC's, and if you want to upgrade the proccesor on your 775 PC it's not as if there are any cheap and good upgrade paths anyway at the moment

You do not need a high end proccesor to play solitaire, and for that group of people intel sells celerons and Atoms, so your point is?
 
Joined
Mar 2, 2009
Messages
5,026 (1.57/day)
Likes
1,271
Processor Intel Core i7
Motherboard MSI P67
Cooling Cooler Master
Memory Kingston
Video Card(s) temporarily Palit (formerly Inno 3D)
Storage Seagate
Display(s) Acer 23"
Case Thermaltake
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply FSP 700W
Software Windows 7
#13
You think granny smith needs an i7 to go on the internet and play solitaire?
Have you said the same when Intel "killed" the Pentium 4 for the Core series? :laugh:
 

mtosev

New Member
Joined
Mar 21, 2005
Messages
1,462 (0.31/day)
Likes
144
Location
Maribor, Slovenia
Processor Core i7 930
Motherboard Asus P6X58D Premium
Memory 6gb SuperTalent WB200UX6G8
Video Card(s) xfx radeon hd 5970 black edition
Storage Intel X25-M 80
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp 2209wa
Case Haf 932
Audio Device(s) Integreted sound card
Software w7
#14
they didn't kill the Pentium, just the Pentium 4 brand. Pentium > Pentium 2 > Pentium 3 > Pentium 4 > Pentium Dual Core:)
 
Joined
Jul 2, 2010
Messages
4,012 (1.47/day)
Likes
630
Location
UK
System Name PC
Processor AMD FX 8320E @4.3ghz
Motherboard Asrock 970 extreme3
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC12DX, 3 x NZXT FN 140mm, 1x NZXT FV V2 120mm
Memory 8GB Corsair Vengeance Blue 1600mhz
Video Card(s) ASUS R9 290 DCII-OC 4GB
Storage 128GB Kingston V200 SSD 1TB WD Blue, 750GB Maxtor
Display(s) LG 27MB85Z 27" 1440p
Case NZXT Source 340
Power Supply Thermaltake 675w
Mouse Logitech G500S
Keyboard Logitech G510S
Software Windows 8.1 64 bit
#15
they didn't kill the Pentium, just the Pentium 4 brand. Pentium > Pentium 2 > Pentium 3 > Pentium 4 > Pentium Dual Core:)
and each time they killed of the past models, you can no longer buy pent 4 brand new, exact same thing happening here, core 2 and first gen core I are being cancelled and new core I is staying on
 
Joined
Jul 30, 2007
Messages
6,560 (1.73/day)
Likes
835
System Name Vintage
Processor i7 - 3770K @ Stock
Cooling Scythe Zipang II
Memory 2x4GB Crucial DDR3
Video Card(s) MSI GTX970
Storage M4 124GB SSD// WD Black 640GB// WD Black 1TB//Samsung F3 1.5TB
Display(s) Samsung SM223BW 21.6"
Case Generic
Power Supply Corsair HX 520W
Software Windows 7
#16
Have you said the same when Intel "killed" the Pentium 4 for the Core series? :laugh:
I wasn't into computing then. And yes I would have. My dad's P4 runs just fine.
 
Joined
Jul 26, 2007
Messages
536 (0.14/day)
Likes
41
Location
Melbourne, Australia
System Name beast
Processor 3930K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3
Cooling Noctua NH-U12P SE2011
Memory 16GB Kingston Value DDR3 1333Mhz CL9
Video Card(s) Sapphire 5870 1GB
Storage 1x 120GB Intel 520
Display(s) 3x X243BW@5760x1080
Case Antec P182
Power Supply Antec TruePower Trio 650
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64
#17
*facepalm*

Think of it this way, EOL means we get new shinys like Sandy-E processors.

And if you only want a cheap slow processor you can still get them, just buy yourself a phenom LOL
 
Joined
Mar 2, 2009
Messages
5,026 (1.57/day)
Likes
1,271
Processor Intel Core i7
Motherboard MSI P67
Cooling Cooler Master
Memory Kingston
Video Card(s) temporarily Palit (formerly Inno 3D)
Storage Seagate
Display(s) Acer 23"
Case Thermaltake
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply FSP 700W
Software Windows 7
#18
Joined
Jul 30, 2007
Messages
6,560 (1.73/day)
Likes
835
System Name Vintage
Processor i7 - 3770K @ Stock
Cooling Scythe Zipang II
Memory 2x4GB Crucial DDR3
Video Card(s) MSI GTX970
Storage M4 124GB SSD// WD Black 640GB// WD Black 1TB//Samsung F3 1.5TB
Display(s) Samsung SM223BW 21.6"
Case Generic
Power Supply Corsair HX 520W
Software Windows 7
#19
Didn't you just say that Intel are forcing people to buy new CPUs? :rolleyes:
He didn't even buy it, he found it in the tip and brought it home.

Look stop twisting my words. Yes it's great that technology is moving forward, and it's great that things are getting better. I will not for one second dispute that, but the only reason any company stops selling something is to make (NOT force) people buy the new products that are better.

And you have to realise that MOST people don't even know what a CPU is, let alone know the difference here. It's all a marketing strategy that makes people buy technology at the same or greater profits for the company selling them.

I'm not bashing Intel here, it's common practice, and it works because people need computers, or whatever. If you don't see that this is a business decision in order to keep profit margins and not a decision to reflect the needs of the consumer then you don't know much about business.

It's common practice, it works, and it does so because businesses exist solely to make money. Nothing wrong with that, just don't be confusing them with looking out for your best interests.

Fact most CPUs today far excel what people need them to do. And take into account that (pulling a number out of my ass here) 90% of people don't care as long it works, it lets them check their emails, read the news, play solitaire. It's the businesses like Intel that are driving this market forward not the consumers demanding more from the business. That's just an observation, again nothing really wrong with that.
 
Joined
Oct 7, 2006
Messages
1,335 (0.33/day)
Likes
90
Processor e8200 3.93mhz@1.264v
Motherboard P5E3 Pro
Cooling Scythe Infinity
Memory 4gb of G.Skill Ripjaw 6-7-7-18@1404 and 1.62v
Video Card(s) HIS 5770 v2 940/1275mhz stock volts
Storage 1TB Hitachi
Display(s) Acer 22" Widescreen LCD
Case Blue Cooler Master Centurion
Audio Device(s) Onboard audio :(, and Klipsch 5.1 Pro Media's
Power Supply 650 Watt BFG
Software Vista 64 Ultimate
#20
White Lotus has a point. Tons of people think like this "it is new and it is more expensive, so it must be better". You could put a $2000 price on a 10 year old Celeron and some people would not know the difference. FWIW my old Core Duo seems to be holding up good, not many people at all need the newer high end cpu's!
 
Joined
Jun 29, 2011
Messages
334 (0.14/day)
Likes
63
System Name ---
Processor Ryzen 1600
Motherboard ASRock Taichi X370
Cooling Noctua D15
Memory G.Skill 3200 DDR4 2x8GB
Video Card(s) EVGA 1080 TI
Storage 500GB Samsung Evo 960 NVMe + 5x 2TB HDDs
Display(s) LG EF9500 55"
Case Haf X (Red)
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX850
#21
It baffles me that some folks around here still don't understand that very few things sold in the tech world are done based on "need." People don't "need" a hell of a lot of shit they buy now adays, but they grab it anyway.

Intel is right to kill off all of these old processors for 2 reasons.

#1 They've got WAY too many models on the market right now. They have their differences, but the last thing you want to do in this industry is confuse people.

#2 They've simply been out too long. Someone with minimal knowledge of Intel processors will see C2D as old. Uninformed users don't frequent benchmarking sights. It's enough for them to have been seeing C2D for years, and this will convince them that it's under powered.

Furthermore "core" is a buzzword now. It's a lot like the number of cylinders in a car engine. Core 2 being right in the name sounds wimpy when compared with processors that have 8 cores coming out soon.
 
Joined
Oct 7, 2006
Messages
1,335 (0.33/day)
Likes
90
Processor e8200 3.93mhz@1.264v
Motherboard P5E3 Pro
Cooling Scythe Infinity
Memory 4gb of G.Skill Ripjaw 6-7-7-18@1404 and 1.62v
Video Card(s) HIS 5770 v2 940/1275mhz stock volts
Storage 1TB Hitachi
Display(s) Acer 22" Widescreen LCD
Case Blue Cooler Master Centurion
Audio Device(s) Onboard audio :(, and Klipsch 5.1 Pro Media's
Power Supply 650 Watt BFG
Software Vista 64 Ultimate
#22
It baffles me that some folks around here still don't understand that very few things sold in the tech world are done based on "need." People don't "need" a hell of a lot of shit they buy now adays, but they grab it anyway.

Intel is right to kill off all of these old processors for 2 reasons.

#1 They've got WAY too many models on the market right now. They have their differences, but the last thing you want to do in this industry is confuse people.

#2 They've simply been out too long. Someone with minimal knowledge of Intel processors will see C2D as old. Uninformed users don't frequent benchmarking sights. It's enough for them to have been seeing C2D for years, and this will convince them that it's under powered.

Furthermore "core" is a buzzword now. It's a lot like the number of cylinders in a car engine. Core 2 being right in the name sounds wimpy when compared with processors that have 8 cores coming out soon.
Disagreeing with something is not the same as "not understanding".
 
Joined
Feb 18, 2006
Messages
5,103 (1.18/day)
Likes
1,256
Location
AZ
System Name Thought I'd be done with this by now
Processor i7 4790K 4.4GHZ turbo currently at 4.6GHZ at 1.16v
Motherboard MSI Z97-G55 SLI
Cooling Scythe Mugen 2 rev B (SCMG-2100), stock on gpu's.
Memory 8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series DDR3 2400MHZ 10-12-12-31
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 760 Superclocked replaced HIS R9 290 that was artifacting
Storage 1TB MX300 M.2 OS + Games, 4x ST31000524NS in Raid 10 Storage and Backup, external 2tb backup,
Display(s) BenQ GW2255 surprisingly good screen for the price.
Case Raidmax Scorpio 668
Audio Device(s) onboard HD
Power Supply EVGA 750 GQ
Software Windows 10
Benchmark Scores no one cares anymore lols
#23
yeah I really don't get the argument against this? Sandy bridge is faster per clock than nehalem, a cheaper solution than nehalem when factoring in motherboard + memory, cheaper to manufacture, uses less power, and overclocks better.


why wouldn't intel eol nehalem then? and the others needed to be eol a long time ago.

eol is not equal to the cpu's not being available, it simply states that intel will stop selling them.

if buying older hardware is your thing intel isn't stopping you.

but seriously arguing against an eol is like saying computers have reached their peak, stop now.

I for one do not want to see another long term deployment of marginal increases at ridiculous cost per clock increases. (aka pentium 4)

I'd much rather them move forward.
 

newtekie1

Semi-Retired Folder
Joined
Nov 22, 2005
Messages
24,277 (5.51/day)
Likes
10,367
Location
Indiana, USA
Processor Intel Core i7 4790K@4.6GHz
Motherboard AsRock Z97 Extreme6
Cooling Corsair H100i
Memory 32GB Corsair DDR3-1866 9-10-9-27
Video Card(s) ASUS GTX960 STRIX @ 1500/1900
Storage 480GB Crucial MX200 + 2TB Seagate Solid State Hybrid Drive with 128GB OCZ Synapse SSD Cache
Display(s) QNIX QX2710 1440p@120Hz
Case Corsair 650D Black
Audio Device(s) Onboard is good enough for me
Power Supply Corsair HX850
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
#24
R.I.P. 875K...:cry:

It's about time they killed of the 775 processors. They just need to get a $50 1155 processor out and they can kill of the rest.
 
Last edited:
Joined
Jun 29, 2011
Messages
334 (0.14/day)
Likes
63
System Name ---
Processor Ryzen 1600
Motherboard ASRock Taichi X370
Cooling Noctua D15
Memory G.Skill 3200 DDR4 2x8GB
Video Card(s) EVGA 1080 TI
Storage 500GB Samsung Evo 960 NVMe + 5x 2TB HDDs
Display(s) LG EF9500 55"
Case Haf X (Red)
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX850
#25
Disagreeing with something is not the same as "not understanding".
I don't see how in this case. There should be no argument that continuing them makes no sense. Should Honda continue to make 2009 Civics?