Intel planning 22 nm processor for 2013 release

An updated processor roadmap dug up by shows that Intel plans to release its Haswell processor in March 2013.

Haswell, whose processor models are currently not known will be Intel's first 22 nm chip and includes the “3-D transistor” technology from Ivy Bridge, plus a bunch of new features including AVX2 and transactional synchronisation extensions - a memory technology that Intel hopes will improve shared memory performance.