Updated at 12:30 p.m. PDT with additional information throughout and corrections to cache size and thermal envelope ratings.
Intel will refresh its lineup of chips for ultraportable laptops on Monday.
The new dual-core processors--targeted at Apple MacBook Air-class laptops--include the 2.53GHz SP9600 priced at $316 with 6MB of cache memory and a thermal envelope rating of 25 watts. Slotted below this chip is the 1.6GHz SU9600 (3MB cache) priced at $289 with a thermal envelope rating of 10 watts.
The lineup also includes a single-core 1.4GHz SU3500 with a thermal envelope of only 5.5 … Read more