Although Prescotts are based on the P4 core, they will also include 13 new instructions (plus H-T and a few more improvements), leading us to believe that Intel will tout them as a whole new successor (old marketing tricks, anyone?), in any case Intel has been rather discrete about naming schemes.
The Register has posted a few details on Intel plans that go along with the information that was leaked out earlier this week when Japan's PC Watch website posted Intel's roadmap.
[COLOR=royalblue]To that end, it will follow the chip's launch at 3.2GHz and 3.4GHz during Q4 with 2.8GHz and 3GHz version the quarter after that.
So says a report on Japan's PC Watch web site. Intel will also release a 3.6GHz Prescott during Q1 2004. The story's based on an August roadmap, which shows a 3.8GHz version earmarked for Q2 2004. The site extrapolates a 4GHz part in Q3, rising to 4.4GHz in Q4.[/COLOR]