As we reported earlier, the company is Intel is preparing to market a new version of Centrino 2 mobile platform, known by the code-name Montevina Refresh. Recall that the updated platform will be a few minor improvements, radical innovations are foreseen. But until the release of Montevina Refresh manufacturer will refresh the current platform Montevina.
According to the Taiwan Internet resource The Digitimes, two new models of processors for the Montevina, Core 2 Duo SU9600 and Core 2 Solo SU3500, will go on sale in late March of this year. The two new items will be positioned as solutions for ultrathin laptops. Core 2 Duo SU9600 is a clock speed of 1, 6 GHz and will cost about $ 290 in batches of 1000 pieces. Model SU3500 operates at a frequency of 1, 4 GHz, and its expected price in the bulk of the order of $ 260.
Also, the source said Intel plans to divide its CULV-platform (Consumer Ultra Low Voltage) at three levels. Initial level will be submitted to ULV-processor family of Celeron (Celeron 723, Celeron 523), the single-core performance - Core 2 Solo (SU3300, SU3500), dual-core performance - Core 2 Duo (SU9400, SU9300, SU9600).