Intel is ready to release its new WiFi chipset code-named Kedron to the market. The firm originally planned to launch the product along with its new mobile chipset code-named Santa Rosa in the second quarter of 2008. Kedron’s 802.11 n draft-capable version will be named “WiFi Link 4965 AGN” while the non-draft n capable variant will go by the name “WiFi Link 4965 AG”.
Santa Rosa would replace the Napa64 platform and features the ICH8-based mobile 965 chipset code-named Crestline, along with support for FSB800 and the company’s Active Management Technology (AMT). It will house processors with Merom core, including the Core 2 Duo T7100 (1.8 GHz) and the Core 2 Duo T7700 (2.4 GHz). Intel intends to sell T7100 with 2M of L2 cache for $209 and T7700 with 4 MB L2 cache for $530.