Intel has revealed that its Ivy Bridge processor is built for Retina display computers, hinting that Apple's redesigned range of MacBook Pros will have Retina display technology.

9to5Mac reports that Kirk Skaugen, Intel's Vice President and General Manager of the PC Client Group, revealed that the new processors are built for Retina display at the Intel Developer Forum that took place on 11 April.

The Ivy Bridge Processors are expected to arrive at the end of the month, and it is widely predicted that Apple will overhaul its MacBook Pro range to coincide with the launch of Intel's new processors.

The report points out that the term Retina display was coined by Apple, so it is interesting that Skaugen chose to use Apple's term when describing high-resolution computers. Skaugen said that the Ivy Bridge processor could power 2,560 x 1,600 displays, which is an impressive four times the amount of pixels currently found in the 13in MacBook Pro's display.