10x power reduction by 2010, err 2008

Otellini talked about Intel's plans for the ultra-mobile space, most of which we've already heard about.

Intel originally promised a 0.5W x86 processor by 2010 for use in Handtop PCs, and at this IDF we got an update: Silverthorne will hit that 0.5W mark in 2008, a bit earlier than originally expected. Intel did set a more granular goal for 2010, it plans to reduce idle power by 10x courtesy of its 32nm process.

In the 2nd half of 2008 Intel will bring its second-generation mobile Penryn notebook to market, codenamed: Montevina.

Nehalem: Single die, 8-cores, 731M transistors, 16 threads, memory controller, graphics, amazing. XtremeSystems.org Demos 5.5GHz+ Quad-Core Yorkfield
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  • mattsaccount - Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - link

    Impressive, to say the least. Reply
  • Schmide - Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - link

    Ever since the Washing Machine went out in 1992 i refuse to buy anything with the Kenmore name. WTF am I spose to do in 2008? Reply
  • Schmide - Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - link

    Sorry I didn't want this to go here. I'm a dumbass. Reply

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