Intel 3.8GHz P4 570J slips out
Sony touts desktop based on new chip
Intel's 3.8GHz Pentium 4 570J has yet to be added to the chip maker's price list, but it's expected to be launched today and indeed has already started appearing in the Japanese chip stores.
Sony has even launched a Vaio Type R desktop PC based on the new processor.
With Intel's decision to drop the 4GHz P4, the 570J - the 'J' indicates support for the no-execute bit - is likely to be the highest clocked 'Prescott'-based P4 we'll see, with future incarnations of the chip boosting performance through bigger caches and faster frontside bus clocks.
The new chip uses an 800MHz FSB and offers 1MB of L2 cache, but Intel is expected to announce the P4 6xx series early next year, which include 2MB of on-die L2 cache and 64-bit addressing through EM64T support. Launched at 3-3.6GHz, a 3.8GHz P4 670 is set to ship in Q2 2005. That's it before the dual-core 'Smithfield' arrives, in Q3.
Although not yet confirmed, it's likely the 570J will be based on the E-0 P4 core stepping. Lesser-clocked P4s are due to appear in E-0 form in a week's time, on 22 November. ®
Intel 'plans' December Grantsdale price cuts
Intel to add Wi-Fi to Pentium 4 chipsets - again
Intel 1066MHz FSB chipset slips out
Intel puts back 90nm P4EE to Q1 '05 - report
Intel said to have set 'Sonoma' launch at 17 Jan '05
Intel follows Centrino price cuts with 2.1GHz Pentium M
Intel to maintain 775-pin P4 prices to 2005 - report
Intel readies updated 90nm Celeron cores
Intel decides speed matters less these days, kills 4GHz Pentium
Intel ships 'execute disable' Pentium 4s
Intel to add NX security to Pentium 4 in Q4
Intel preps 2MB L2 Pentium 4 6xx line?