Intel quietly launches entry-level Braswell SoCs

March 31, 2015


Intel has quietly launched a range of Braswell SoCs designed for entry-level desktops and notebooks. The new SoCs, which feature similar hardware to Intel’s upcoming Cherry Trail line, contain up to four Airmont CPU cores and eighth-generation graphics, built on the same 14nm process as the latest Broadwell CPUs.

Two of the new Braswell SKUs are dual-core parts, the Celeron N3000 and N3050, which come with 1 MB of L2 cache and base clock speeds of 1.04 and 1.60 GHz respectively, boosting up to 2.08 and 2.16 GHz. Both SoCs contain GPUs with a base frequency of 320 MHz, boosting up to 600 MHz.

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