Dell Inspiron 5150 Delivers a Desktop to Go
The new Mobile Intel Pentium 4 gives Dell's Inspiron 5150 a real edge on performance and battery life.If youve been shopping for a desktop replacement notebook lately, chances are that the processors in the machines youve compared were never intended for a portable PC. Even with the myriad mobile chips available from AMD and Intel, desktop CPUequipped notebooks are common. Thats because PC makers want to take advantage of the higher GHz ratingsand lower pricesof the desktop parts.
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The new chip is the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor (or Mobile P4 for short)not to be confused with Intels other mobile-chip families, the Intel Mobile Pentium 4 Processor-M and the Intel Pentium M). The new Mobile P4 is a modified version of the standard desktop "Northwood" P4 that operates with a 533-MHz front-side bus (FSB).