By summer or early fall, so rejoice, stay of execution for those using and buying Ivy Bridge or Sandy Bridge still
As I likely posted before, however, your motherboards will soon be as obsolete as mine (1156 socket), and all past technologies, a new required socket will loom on the horizon, 1150
I believe the dedicated 2011 socket however, should have some support further, but I would not hold out much hope.
The original Nehalem Core CPUs are basically on their last development iteration as the i3, i5, i7 1s, 2nd, and 3rd generation
Pentium and Celeron continue in the budget category, despite word that both names could be retired by Intel Corporation!
I would assume they still carry some cache (in name recognition! haha)
If you're an enthusiast gamer, I'm sure you're aware of both E-series chips for both Sandy and Ivy? The Ivy E will be the top dog I believe, on offer
Edited by BlackListedB, 01 January 2013 - 09:36 PM.