Intel i5-580M Featuring Turbo Boost: Release Expected This Fall

By Posted 24 May 2010, 15:21

A recent article posted on SlashGear suggests that a new Intel Core i5 processor may arrive later this year, exact details are unknown at present, however the chip is rumored to be called the Intel i5-580M.

This processor will apparently be the replacement to the Intel Core i5 540M, the 540M launched early this year, it has a 2 x 2.53 GHz cores and requires 35 of Watts of power to operate, the i5-580M requires the same power, however will feature 2 x 2.66GHz cores and will also feature Turbo Boost.

Speculation is already suggesting that Apple may utilize the the Intel i5-580M in future MacBooks, currently standard MacBooks feature Intel Core 2 Duo chips, therefore it seems like a natural progression for this new chip to be offered.

As we find out more about the the Intel i5-580M along with other future Intel chips we will keep you posted, for more details check out the source link below.

Source: SlashGear