Intel has updated its price lists with a total of eight new low-end and mainstream Haswell processors. The new processors include four Core i3 and four Pentium branded chips. Two of the Core i3 and two of the Pentium processors are low power consumption 'T' suffixed parts. All are 22nm parts designed for Socket 1150 motherboards. CPU World reports that these SKUs will replace those already sold by Intel with clocks upped by 100MHz but the price remaining the same.
Please find below a table showing the new Intel SKUs (from CPU World)
Looking at the cheapest of the processor upgrades shown above, the Intel Pentium G3250 will replace the Intel Pentium G3240 and offer a headline speed of 3.2GHz (rather than 3.1GHz). The max TDP has also been reduced from 65W to 53W according to the Intel site. The new Pentiums are equipped with the Intel Secure Key random number generator. All of the new Pentium parts are dual-core with no hyperthreading. They also all sport Intel HD graphics at the same base/max speeds as previous models.
WiDi goes out the window
At the other end of the table the Intel Core i3-4370 will replace the Intel Core i3-4360 offering a 100MHz clock speed increment to 3.8GHz. This time the TDP has gone up, from 54W to 65W according to the official Intel ARK side by side comparison. These new i3 chips are also equipped with the Intel Secure Key random number generator. I saw no other incremental changes to the graphics chip specifications, for example. However I did notice that support for Intel Wireless Display has been removed in these updated Core i3 chips.
Looking at the new range as a whole, the parts with a 'T' suffix are all rated at 35W TDP with slower top clock speeds than their full power relations. Intel hasn't surprised us by releasing any unlocked Pentium or Core i3 processors in this refresh.