Intel Core i3-2328M CPU spotted
Two weeks ago we reported on Core i3-2308M and i3-2365M CPUs, coming later this quarter. The unusual thing about them is that they are based on older micro-architecture, even though Intel already released mobile Core i3s with the latest Ivy Bridge architecture. The 2308M and 2365M are part of small and medium business platform (SMB), and they are engineered for inexpensive business-class notebooks. The processors, however, don't support Intel's Small Business Advantage tools, such as USB blocker, PC health check, data backup and wireless display. It's likely that in the near future will see another SKU for the SMB platform, Core i3-2328M. This microprocessor was spotted in specifications of Fujitsu LIFEBOOK AH531, LIFEBOOK E752 (PDF file), and LIFEBOOK S752 notebooks, as well as Toshiba C850-B121 and Satellite L850-B257 laptops.
Notebook specification pages provide only limited information about the upcoming chip. Intel i3-2328M will be clocked at 2.2 GHz, or 100 MHz higher than the i3-2308M. Like all other Core i3s, the CPU will have 3 MB L3 cache. The 2328M will incorporate HD 3000 graphics, and support DDR3-1333 memory. Remaining features should be similar to Core i3-2308M: 650 MHz GPU stock frequency, 35 Watt TDP and socket G2 compatible package. Release date of the i3-2328M is not known at this time.
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