Intel Adds Speed to Centrino Notebooks, Proclaims Milestone of Mobile 90nm Chips

Intel's Pentium M Gets to 2.10GHz, Dothan Processors Skyrocket to 50% Pentium M Shipments

by Anton Shilov
10/21/2004 | 05:15 AM

Intel Corporation unveiled a new 2.10GHz mobile chip aimed at mainstream notebooks and said half of its Pentium M chips are now made using the latest 90nm process technology.

 

The new Intel Pentium M 765 microprocessor uses the Dothan architecture, is clocked at 2.10GHz and equipped with 2MB of L2 cache, delivering extreme performance for mobile laptops for homes and businesses. The new processor still consumes just around 21W of power, much lower compared to the Mobile Pentium 4 processor. Intel Pentium M 765 is compatible with existing 400MHz mobile infrastructure and is drop-in compatible i855-series chipsets.

More than 50% of Intel Pentium M processors shipping are now built on Intel’s 90nm manufacturing process technology, including the new Intel Pentium M processor 765, Intel Corp. said. Intel recently also announced 90nm Intel Celeron M processors, continuing rapid transition to the new fabrication process.

The Intel Pentium M processor 765 will be featured in Intel Centrino mobile technology-based systems being introduced worldwide today. Intel is also shipping boxed versions of the new processor to Intel authorized distributors for system integrators worldwide. In 1000-units quantities, the Intel Pentium M processor 765 is priced at $637, according to Intel.