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    News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    Chip giant attempts to tidy up chaotic CPU branding system with ?good, better, best? structure.
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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    i3/5/7 is great.. but they need to make other requirements equally simple - ie one motherboard should be able to take all i5 chips etc., not have some core i7s need an X58 and some need a P55/57.

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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    Wait, so whats an i3? A cut down version of the already cut down i5? or a re-branded Core2?

    Edit: I thought i7 used only X58 and i5 uses P55?

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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    Quote Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
    Wait, so whats an i3? A cut down version of the already cut down i5? or a re-branded Core2?
    i5 isn't cut down. Core 2 remain for a while, but I wouldn't be surprised if new budget chips based on them come out as i3.

    Edit: I thought i7 used only X58 and i5 uses P55?
    What about the lynnfield i7's? You have read the article right?

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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    Na, i just skimmed it. I thought Lynnfield was a code name for the die shrink or something. I guess im wrong XD.

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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    Its confusing if you ask me. Is the table the official one from Intel or is that Hexus speculating on products?

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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    Quote Originally Posted by Terbinator View Post
    Its confusing if you ask me. Is the table the official one from Intel or is that Hexus speculating on products?
    What table?

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    Re: News - Intel introduces Core i5 and Core i3 brands

    I Believe it's one that Hexus have done. Looks pretty too...

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