Intel quietly releases seven budget Ivy Bridge desktop processors

By Shawn Knight
Jan 22, 2013
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  1. Intel released the first wave of processors based on the 22-nanometer die shrink of Sandy Bridge close to a year ago. Ivy Bridge has thus far been reserved for mid-range and high-end applications but that’s all changing as Intel has...

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  2. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    What I'm waiting for, probably lower power consumption than the Sandy Bridge. Though, when will these come out?
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,558   +2,900

    Ivy Bridge is a die shrink of Sandy Bridge, therefor Ivy Bridge has lower power consumption. If you have been waiting for lower power consumption than Sandy Bridge, you have been wasting time waiting for something that has been out a year (I'd have to look up the exact release date).
  4. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    However, I have a Pentium Sandy processor right now. Alright, I sure did wasted a month thinking about it. :p
  5. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 317   +41

    I love these cheap Pentiums.

    Perfect for cheap gaming PC's.

    G860+6850 is what I've set up for my little Brother. Works really well.

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