Intel to ship seven new CULV processors?

Intel logoIntel is on the verge of dramatically swelling the ranks of its CULV (Consumer Ultra Low-Voltage) processor ranks if a leak of early information proves true. The chip producer is seen by Fudzilla as shipping seven processors in early October that would significantly expand the range. Two low-end models, the SU2500 and SU2600, should be joined by the mid-range SU4100, SU4500 and SU4700 as well as the high-end SU7300 and SU7800.

Most specifications are vague, though the SU2000-series updates should have faster clock speeds than the 1.2GHz SU2300 with 1MB of Level 2 cache. The SU4100 is clocked at 1.3GHz with 2MB of cache, and the SU7300 is expected to run at 1.3GHz with an unspecified but likely larger amount of cache.

All of the processors have a listed $289 bulk price, but it's unofficially expected that at least some of the processors will cost less and that the existing prices may be placeholders. Acer and ASUS are the first candidates to use the CULV chips, but they aren't thought to have exclusive rights.

The CULV category covers a number of low-power Celeron, Pentium and Core 2 processors that are all aimed at making ultraportable systems faster than netbooks but without much added cost, as systems like the Dell Inspiron 11z often cost little more than an average netbook. A major expansion suggests Intel is both hoping to replace netbooks with more profitable CULV systems as well as to appease holdouts such as Apple, which have complained that netbooks are too slow for many users.

Source: electronista

Tags: CPUs, Intel

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

Don’t expect to see an Apple modem in the 2019 iPhones or even the 2020 ones
The Galaxy Watch Active at its Galaxy S10 event on February 20
No need to frantically tidy things up before making a call
Apple initially just took the Group FaceTime feature offline while it worked behind the scenes to fix the bug
This system uses sound to detect if an object comes into contact with the sensor, such as a finger, for example
Qualcomm claims that the 712 is 10% faster than the Snapdragon 710 chipset
Spam and fake news seem to be the main issues for social media and messaging services these days
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (14)