If you're waiting patiently for Intel's Core i7 processors - codename Nehalem - you'll be appreciative of the widespread reports indicating a November 2008 launch.
Intel itself is yet to confirm any specific launch-date plans, but details on its Core i7 model numbers and thousand-unit pricing have slipped online. Should the leaks be accurate, here's what we'll be treated to later this year when the first three chips - codename Bloomfield - arrive on the scene:
|Model number||Intel Core i7 920
|Intel Core i7 940
|Intel Core i7 965
|L2 cache||256KB per core||256KB per core||256KB per core|
|L3 cache||8MB shared||8MB shared||8MB shared|
|Price (in thousand unit quantities)||$284||$562||$999|
Intel is yet to officially confirm model numbers, specifications and pricing, and the above should be taken with a pinch of salt.