Spokesman for Intel Corporation denied Monday a report from Asian press that the firm had postponed the shipments of the Pentium 4 E processor 3.00GHz made using the company’s 90nm strained silicon technology till April.
A report from DigiTimes web-site claimed that Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker had delayed general availability of its 90nm 3.00GHz Pentium 4 “
“We already launched the [Intel Pentium 4 E 3.00GHz] processor and we are already shipping it in volume,” an Intel spokesperson said.
The Intel Pentium 4 E processors launched a month ago have a lot of architectural tweaks and improvements, such as 16KB L1 data cache, 1MB L2 cache as well as improved branch predictor, faster instruction execution a better data pre-fetcher as well as 13 new instructions called SSE3. The main drawback of the
At this time Intel offers Pentium 4 “
Intel Pentium 4 processors 3.60GHz and faster will only be available in LGA775 package in the second quarter of this year, sources familiar with Intel’s plans said.