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Apple says no to Intel Arrandale rumor

No integrated GPUs for Apple

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Dec 8, 2009 4:56 pm

If you are looking forward to those new Intel Arrandale Core i5 and i7 mobile CPUs with the integrated graphics and are a Mac fan, we may have some bad news for you. A new rumor is floating around that claims the processor will not make it into Mac notebooks.

 

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According to the rumor, Apple has passed on the Arrandale processors because they feature an integrated GPU. The rumor claims that Apple is asking for a version of the processors that has no integrated graphics.

 

Presumably, this request is to make things easier on its discrete GPUs like the NVIDIA 9400. Apple has used custom Intel CPUs in the past the MacBook Air used one.

 

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