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

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

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.


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