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Australia To Get New Intel Chip First


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The Centrino 2 platform, codenamed Montevina, is an upgrade to Intel’s current Centrino platform and will include five Core 2 processors running at clock speeds between 2.26GHz and 3.06GHz.

The processors will be offered to Sydney-based Pioneer Computers, in its DreamBook Style 9008 Centrino 2 laptop, one of earliest based on Intel’s latest mobile platform.

The Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 processor is designed to run at 2.26 GHz and includes 3MB of cache, and the Core 2 Extreme X9100 processor, will be running at 3.06GHz processor, which includes 6MB of cache.

 

Other Centrino 2 processors listed on Pioneers’ website include the Core 2 Duo P8600 running at 2.4 GHz with 3MB of cache, the Core 2 Duo P9500 running at 2.53GHz with 6MB of cache and the Core 2 Duo T9600 processor running at 2.8Ghz with 6MB of cache.
The chips, which all belong to the Penryn family, are manufactured using the 45-nanometre process.

Pioneer Computers could not get back to channelnews.com.au to comment about this development in time for publication.