Intel chips get faster

Intel Corporation has begun shipping a 2GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor, dubbed the M, which is targeted at mobile applications.

Intel Corporation has begun shipping a 2GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor-M targeted at mobile applications.

Intel also announced the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor-M at 1.90 GHz and mobile Intel Celeron processors at 1.50, 1.40 and 1.33 GHz.

The Intel Celeron processors at 1.50 and 1.40 GHz feature a 400 MHz system bus and the 1.33 GHz features a 133 MHz system bus.

Intel’s entire line of mobile processors is designed on its 0.13-micron technology. The Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor-M family is available at speeds ranging from 1.40 GHz to 2 GHz. The processor includes 55 million transistors, support for Enhanced Intel SpeedStep technology and the Deeper Sleep Alert State.

In 1,000-unit quantities, in Micro-Flip Chip Pin Grid Array (uFCPGA) packaging, the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor-M at 2 GHz and 1.90 GHz are priced at $637 and $401, respectively.

In 1,000-unit quantities, in Micro-Flip Chip Pin Grid Array (uFCPGA) packaging, the mobile Celeron processor at 1.50, 1.40 and 1.33 GHz are priced at $170, $149 and $134, respectively.

All of the processors are shipping in volume worldwide with systems available from leading PC makers.

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