by Anton Shilov
04/14/2006 | 03:13 PM
Intel Corp. may not only be making central processing units (CPUs) with four processing engines for high-performance workstation, desktop and server machines, but may also target powerful laptops with its quad-core chips, according to an analyst.
Jim McGregor, principal analyst of Microprocessor Report from In-Stat, said in his recent report that Intel is also planning a quad-core mobile processor. TG Daily web-site claims that the observer believed that Intel’s quad-core mobile processor could be compatible with “
According to the new report, Intel asserted its technical prowess and squashed concerns about losing market share to its rival by opening the doors to the new Core micro-architecture and the future-product roadmaps at the spring 2006 Intel Developer Forum (IDF). The report by Mr. McGregor claims that the result would be an aggressive transition to the Core micro-architecture for all mobile PC, desktop PC, and volume server dual- and quad-core processors within the following 12 months. The transition would begin with the Merom mobile PC,
Earlier Intel officially showcased its first quad-core processor code-named Clovertown, which is a product that features two separate chips on a single piece of substrate. Additionally, Intel plans to introduce quad-core Kentsfield, next-generation “extreme” desktop processor. It is highly likely that Kentsfield features two
Intel did not comment on the news-story.