Intel Centrino 2 announced
Intel is the world's largest CPU, which is why every new technology that influences the market make up the whole team. Today is a good news for laptop users. Many of us know about Intel's Centrino technology, which saves energy and gives us better performance with less power. Intel has officially announced an upgrade to Centrino line - Centrino 2. It will be even more advanced, the promises of performance Core 2 Duo WiFi-N and WiMax wireless capacity and faster speeds. Let's see more precisely what gives us this update Centrino.
The Centrino 2 specs are very promising. It features an enhanced version of Intel graphics processor, Intel CPU with chipset and graphics Integated. Includes WiFi-N (the fastest) adapter with optional WiMAX wireless networking adapter and Gigabit Ethernet (vPro model only). It will also support HDMI, Blu-Ray, DisplayPort and CrossFire dual GPU for laptops. However, no mention of what kind of GPU, NVIDIA or XTi is compatible. The Wi-Fi will come through a 300Mbps Intel Wi-Fi Link 5150 or Intel 450 Mbps Wi-Fi Link 5350.
This new technology will affect especially laptop users, since it is aimed at more power characteristics of management. With Intel Centrino 2 inside the specifications of the promise of the chance to see a full-length Blu-ray without an AC adapter. This was possible thanks to hundreds of power management improvements, such as low power CPU, DDR3 RAM and many more features, reducing the energy requirements of laptops by 25%.
Of course, some time must pass before we first see "Intel Centrino 2 inside", laptops, and the price will vary, however, the prices of the new processors are already known: 209 USD Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26 GHz, 3 MB of cache, 25W TDP to an Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100 3.06 GHz Cache, 6MB, 44W TDP.