Following months of anticipation, Intel has strictly expelled a latest Ivy Bridge processor line. The 22-nanometer 3D transistor chips reinstate Intel’s prior Sandy Bridge processors, as well as will expected have it in to arriving Mac indication refreshes when a time comes. The Ivy Bridge processors will be accessible in thirteen opposite quad-core i5 as well as i7 models for now, whilst some-more lower-end models will be expelled after this spring.
A large underline of a Ivy Bridge choice is on-chip USB 3.0 support, which will expected be entrance to destiny Macs (although this cannot be reliable for now, of course).
According to Intel Vice President as well as General Manager of a Personal Computer Client Group, Kirk Skaugen, a Ivy Bridge processors have been built to hoop significantly high-resolution displays (such as a “Retina” displays which have been additionally rumored to be creation it in to arriving Mac refreshes).
Intel’s recover of a Ivy Bridge chips could meant which latest Mac refreshes have been right around a corner, nonetheless you can’t be sure until Apple gives a word.
Via [9to5 Mac]