I think Q3 results will very close to the revision. I expect results to meet or slightly exceed forecasts. Q4 forecast by Intel will be ignored by the analysts.
There is a big player messing around with the options and many times arbitraging dividend. Friday's weekly calls show some vertical option spread activity on the order of 10k to 30k shares. Check out the even dollar Friday 9/22 strike prices. Lots of volume and open interest.