Intel Launches Low-Cost Quad-Core Processor for Laptops

Intel Core 2 QuadLast weekend, Intel added five new CPUs to its processor line. The novelty that stood out was a new 2GHz Core 2 Quad Q9000 processor. Intended for notebooks, the new chip is available for US $ 348 / unit, in lots of 1,000, and has become the lowest cost model among the four core line, in which the top-of-the-line models can cost US $ 850 .

Perhaps the news is not coinciding with Macworld, which starts next week, but it would make sense if the new 17-inch MacBook Pro – since the current one has not yet migrated to the new design – arrived on the market with an option quad-core. Thus, it would offer a competitor to Acer, which was the first to announce a notebook with a four-core chip on the market.

In addition, this may be the chip that Apple has been waiting for to introduce a new iMac quad-core, since the desktop all-in-one Apple uses chips intended for notebooks due to engineering issues. Are they on Uncle Phil's list of news?

Back to top button

Ad blocker detected

You must remove the AD BLOCKER to continue using our website THANK YOU