Intel Corp. disclosed some of the peculiarities of its desktop platforms at the ongoing Intel Developer Forum in
According to slides Intel Corp. demonstrates at IDF Japan, the company’s Averill platform and Broadwater chipset will support processors code-named Presler, Cedar Mill and Conroe along with Intel virtualization technology, Intel’s LaGrande technology as well as EM64T, EDB, EIST and iAMT2. While everything is pretty clear with the technologies Intel plans to introduce, not all is obvious about the microprocessors the top chipmaker wants to offer to the market.
Intel’s Presler and Cedar Mill processors are expected to be NetBurst-based chips with two and one processing engines respectively. It is projected that the aforementioned chips are derivatives of
Intel Merom processor itself reportedly is not a yet another Banias-like architecture, like Dothan and Yonah, but, as some sources proclaimed, “completely revamped” dual-core product also intended for mobile computers with relatively low power consumption, but still with rather high performance per clock, about 20% - 30% higher than that of predecessors, according to the claims.
Intel’s microprocessor code-named
No Intel representative would confirm or deny that the Merom and
Officials for Intel Corp. did not comment on the news-story.