Intel quietly adds Pentium 1405 CPU
The launch of Sandy Bridge-EN processors in May of this year was accompanied by introduction of two OEM-only Pentium chips. New CPUs, dubbed as Pentium 1403 and 1407, came with 2 CPU cores and 5 MB L3 cache. The microprocessors had all Sandy Bridge technologies enabled, with the exception of Hyper-Threading and Turbo Boost. Recently Intel launched Pentium 1405, the third member in Pentium 1400 series. Information about new part was added to Intel product database earlier this week.
Intel Pentium 1403 and 1407 ran at 2.6GHz and 2.8GHz, and had 80 Watt TDP. The 1405 is not clocked as high as its siblings, but it boasts much lower TDP, only 40 watt. The CPU has 1.2 GHz core frequency, and Turbo Boost feature may temporarily raise it up to 1.8 GHz. Like other 1400-series processors, Pentium 1405 has 2 cores, 5 MB L3 cache, and no Hyper-threading. The CPU works with with DDR3-800 and DDR3-1066 memory, and it supports all extensions up to AVX. The Pentium fits into socket 1356, however it does not support multi-processing. Pricing information for new SKU was not provided by Intel.
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