IN BRIEF: Intel Readies New Microprocessors with Low Power Consumption

New Intel’s Core 2 Duo Chips to Have 35W TDP

by Anton Shilov
10/17/2008 | 01:17 PM

Intel Corp. plans to introduce a series of microprocessors with power consumption reduced to 35W. The new chips will challenge Advanced Micro Devices’ Energy Efficient lineup of chips.


According to DigiTimes web-site, Intel is planning to launch five 35W desktop Core 2 Duo processors on December 28: the T9800, Q9000, P9600, T9550 and T8700, with prices set at $530, $348, $348, $316 and $241 in thousand-unit tray quantities, respectively.

Precise specs are published by Tech-it-On web-site.