Intel published financial results for the 4th quarter of 2022 and the schedule for new products release. Judging by it, in 2023 the company will introduce two new processor series: Meteor Lake and Emerald Rapids.
Meteor Lake will be the first consumer chipset CPU and the first processor for which the company uses ultra-hard ultraviolet (EUV) lithography. The GPU chip for it will be made by TSMC, while the compute chip will be created on the Intel 4 (7nm) node.
In addition, the Emerald Rapids processor will be released in 2023, made by Intel 7 (10 nm) process technology and designed for data centers. Intel also confirmed its plans regarding the release of Lunar Lake, a notebook processor designed with a focus on energy efficiency.
Intel’s Novelty Release Schedule, according to Videocardz:
- February 2023 → Sapphire Rapids processor,
- Q3 2023 → Intel Alchemist+ graphics card,
- Q3 2023 → Raptor Lake Refresh processor,
- 2 half of 2023 → Intel Meteor Lake processor,
- 2 half of 2023 → Emeralds Rapids processor,
- 2024 → Lunar Lake processor,
- 2024 → Arc Battlemage graphics card,
- 2024 → Granite/Sierra processor,
- 2025+ → Arc Celestial graphics card,
- 2026+ → Arc Druid graphics card.
Meanwhile, according to the report, Intel’s revenue last quarter was just $14 billion, not only below the company’s forecast, but also 32% below the fourth quarter of 2021. Overall, Intel earned $63.1 billion for the year, down 20% from 2021. Net income fell by nearly half, to $8 billion. Sales figures sagged for all product categories, with notebook solutions especially hard hit (falling from $25.4 billion to $18.78 billion).