Intel Unveils New Mobile Platform

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by wsteineker, Feb 27, 2003.

  1. wsteineker macrumors 6502a


    Jul 17, 2001
    Montgomery, AL
    Just ran across this article on PC Magazine's website, dated March 11, 2003. It gives a few details about Intel's new mobile platform, now officially known as Centrino. Looks like they're integrating 802.11a as well as 802.11b. The chip underwent what looks like a pretty hefty redesign, too. It starts out at 1.4, but has a much shorter pipeline and a larger cache than the P4-M. The article claims that performance will be in line with the 2,4 GHz P4-M. Very interesting. I'll be watching to see how Intel explains that one to a megahertz obsessed public that it helped to create.
  2. cb911 macrumors 601


    Mar 12, 2002
    BrisVegas, Australia
    dated March 11, and you just ran accross it? is that date a typo or something?

    anyway, that will be interesting to see. either way, i'm sure Apple will keep up, or most probably ahead of the race to extend battery life.
  3. MrMacMan macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2001
    1 Block away from NYC.
    ... that is weird I read an article last week about that...

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