Intel to releases six Havendales at launch

By Justin Mann on
The upcoming Havendale-core processors from Intel, which use the Nehalem architecture, have several variants planned. At least six different models will be released to begin with, according to recent reports, with a wide price range between them to target different markets.

At the lowest end of the spectrum, the parts will go for an estimated $90, topping out at around $279. The price gap will let a single CPU target multiple sections of the CPU market, which various types of the Core 2 and Core 2 Duo have done well. They are definitely keeping the heat on AMD.

The Havendale processors will feature a Platform Controller Hub, Intel's successor in the ICH lineup. It will replace the ICH9, and will remove the need for a northbridge due to the higher level of integration on the CPU. These CPUs will likely be released under the Core brand.

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