Intel updates notebook CPU line

Written by Luke Ponio    Wednesday, 23 June 2010 14:26

Intel Core i5

Intel updated their notebook CPUs on June 20th with a couple new models and prices. XM is the Extreme Edition. QM is the normal quadcore. UM is ultra mobile. Plain M is dual.

There will be a price drop on the i7-640UM in July and new dualcore i7-680UM, i7-660LM, and i5-560UM in September. The low-end line will be getting a Celeron P4600 model and 45nm Pentium T3500. The P4500 will be phased out and the Pentium T3300 will drop to $80 from $86. Netbooks will gain a dual-core 1.5Ghz Atom N550 model in Q3 for$86.

Launched June 20th
Model Price($US)
i7-940XM 2.13Ghz
i7-840QM  1.86Ghz
i7-740QM 1.73Ghz
i7-660UM 1.33Ghz
i5-540UM 1.2Ghz


Launching Soon
i7-640M $332
i5-580M $257
i5-560M $225
Coming in September
Celeron P4600


Pentium T3500 45NM $80