Pentium M to get 533MHz & PCIe support Q1 2005

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Pentium M to get 533MHz & PCIe support Q1 2005

Postby Apoptosis » Sat Aug 14, 2004 7:57 am

Some great news in the notebook CPU market as the Intel Mobile CPU's are going to a higher FSB, PCIe, & DDR2! Not only will these changes improve performance all except the higher FSB will lower power consumption and increase battery life.

AS WE KNOW, Intel's Sonoma project which includes the 915/910 Express chipsets won't now launch until the first quarter of next year. But when it does, the Pentium Ms will also support a 533MHz system bus.
That's according to road maps shown by Intel to its customers.

Although the mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor which supports HT will stagger on until the end of Q1, it will then be discontinued, and displaced by the chip company's Centrino Mobile family.

As we reported in the last round, the 770 Pentium M, which is a 2.13GHz processor, is slated for the first quarter of next year, and versions supporting the NX flag will be available then.

"Banias" Pentium Ms at 1.70GHz, 1.60GHz and 1.50GHz will disappear from Intel's roadmaps after this quarter.

In the first quarter of next year, mobile tech for the Pentium M family will include the Freeville ABG and Freeville BG families, supporting 802.11a, b, and g. There's no sighting yet of WiMAX support from Intel.

When Intel introduces its 765 Pentium M, which clocks at 2.10GHz in mid-October, it will be priced at $640, while there will be price cuts on the 755 ($420), the 745 ($295), the 735 ($240), and the 725 ($210).

In January, when the 533MHz Pentium Ms are launched, there will be a fresh spate of price cutting.

The 552 Mobile Pentium 4, which clocks at 3.46GHz, will be introduced in late September at $295.

Intel will introduce its 360 Celeron M, which clocks at 1.40GHz and has 1MB of cache, at the end of this month, priced at $135. That date will also see the introduction of the 350 at $108.


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Postby infinitevalence » Mon Aug 16, 2004 9:16 am

I would be willing to bet that the move to the higher fsb will not have a negitive impact on battery life as both ddr2 and pcie will improve battery preformance. Over all i bet they will get a net gain out of it.
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Postby Apoptosis » Mon Aug 16, 2004 12:11 pm

if that is true add another notch in Intel's mobile market share


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