Intel Tips Core 2 Duo Launch Plans, Phases Out IDE
Intel is expected to disclose its launch plans surrounding its next-gen Core 2 microprocessors, as well as a new low-voltage Core Duo chip that will be featured in thin-and-light notebooks from Dell and HP.Intel is expected to disclose June 6 its launch plans surrounding its next-generation Core 2 microprocessors, as well as a new low-voltage Core Duo chip that will be featured in thin-and-light notebooks from Dell and Hewlett-Packard. Of longer-term importance, however, will be the introduction of the Intel P965, or "Broadwater," chip set, which marks the end of older parallel ATA disk drives and IDE storage within the PC. The introductions are scheduled to be made in a speech delivered by Anand Chandrasekher, Intels senior vice president and general manager of its marketing group, at the Computex show in Taipei.
While Intels Core chips, including its Core Duo, continue to outsell Advanced Micro Devices own Athlon64 and Athlon64 X2 components, AMDs Athlon line has traditionally outperformed Intels chips. However,