Intel took one step ahead with the third-generation Core processors Ivy Bridge, which is the first high-volume chip that will use 3-D transistors. These 3-D transistors manufactured at 22nm. This 3-D transistors save space, make it fast and powerful while consuming less power. In addition, it will improved 3-D graphics performance.

CEO Paul Otellini said he expects “Ivy Bridge” to account for 50 percent of Intel processor shipments by the fall.”. These ships will be used for Ultrabooks which will have touch screen, long battery life, always on connectivity, gesture and voice recognition. Also, Intel is planning to drop the Ultrabook price $699.

Intel – Windows, Windows – Intel two technologies goes together. After long silent Intel and Microsoft is introducing two big products to the market.

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