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Is it Ivy Bridge day yet?

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    Is it Ivy Bridge day yet?

    Intel is expected to formally roll out today Ivy Bridge, its first processors using its 22nm tri-gate technology and aimed at ultra thin and light notebooks. An analyst said the chips will narrow archrival AMD’s lead in graphics performance and inject new life into the notebook market under attack from tablets such as the Apple iPad.

    Read more at EETimes and here with info about AMD's IB competitor, Trinity - now shipping.

    More info from Digitimes:

    Although Intel is ready to launch and sell its upcoming Ivy Bridge-based processors soon, shipments of the processor are estimated to be lower than expected with the possible driver being either low capacity or yield rates, and the situation is forcing Intel to adjust its processor shipment proportions for notebook and desktop platforms, according to sources from PC players, which added that Nvidia and AMD are also facing shortage issues for their 28nm graphics cards.

    Although Intel will start selling its Ivy Bridge processor on April 29, the limited supply of Ivy Bridge processors means it is not expected to be able to satisfy downstream PC vendors' strong demand.
    Full article here, NDA lift from Intel at 11AM CT/9AM PT.