Intel and AMD have just recently update their lineups, and the 6-core CPU headlines the list. AMD will launch several six-core Phenom II processors in the second quarter. They include the Phenom II X6 1035T, Phenom II X6 1055T, and the Phenom II X6 1075T. The X6 1035T runs at 2.6ghz/95W. The X6 1055T runs at 2.8ghz/95W, and the X6 1075T runs at 3.0ghz/125W. AMD is also updating their Quad-core Phenom X4 900 series. They hope to release the X4 940T and the 95W version of X4 955 processors in the second quarter. They also have not forgotten bout their Athlon line, they plan to update several of their Athlon Quad and triple-core CPU’s. And for the Athlon dual core line they plan to add models to the II X2 200 series. AMD will launch a new 65W X2 260 processor and will launch two new low voltage CPU families – the dual-core X2 200u series that runs at an amazing 25 watts. They also have a single-core Athlon II 100u series coming out
As for Intel, they plan on launching an updated Core i5. It will be a high end dual-core Core i5-680 and will replace the existing Core i5-670. The 32nm CPU will sell for for $284. They also have a 45nm low-voltage Core i7-870s, that has a power consumption of 82W and a price tag of $560. The AMD processors have yet to be priced and have no exact release date, but it looks as if the majority will be released in 2Q of 2010, with a few launching in 4Q of 2010.
Below is a chart compiled by Digitimes that outlines all the models.