Intel Core i5, P55 Pushed Back To October

Not even an early paper launch.

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Published Tue, Apr 14 2009 11:56 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:37 PM CST
Fudzilla says that Intel is pushing back the release of the Intel Core i5 processors and P55 chipset. It was originally expected that Intel would launch the new platform at Computex in June this year.

Intel Core i5, P55 Pushed Back To October


Now it appears that Intel is pushing things back, and rumors that have been heard include August, September, and October. Apparently Intel is doing some more for the to P55 chipeset and adding some of the features from the P57 chipset.

Of course at this point and time Intel can do just about whatever it wants. They aren't feeling much competition from AMD and the Core i5 doesn't seem to bring much to the table that Core i7 doesn't excell at other than being easier on the consumer's wallet.

Zac provides professional IT support by day, but plays the role of enthusiast by night. He's been building high-end custom computer for the nearly fifteen years and writing PC hardware reviews for the better part of a decade. Aside from computers, he also dabbles in quite a bit of home A/V equipment. Throughout the years, Zac has picked up an extensive knowledge of power circuitry and leverages this to provide the PSU reviews. When not found testing or writing, you can often find him speeding through the winding countryside on his motorcycle.

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