Our source has confirmed that Intel will be announcing their Ivy Bridge desktop and mobile processors this Friday, March 23, 2012! The actual release date of these processors will be ... In this update, we corrected the embargo date (AGAIN!), and added a clarification on the announcement and release dates, and what they really mean."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips