The Inq has another article regarding the death of Intel's Pentium 4 NetBurst architecture which will follow in 2007. Like many of you may already now Intel will then launch a new processor architecture which is based on the Pentium M design. This means it will use less power, become less heat and be more environmentally friendly.
But before the introduction of these processors we'll first see a bunch of new Pentium 4 processors with increased performance and new features such as VT, HT, EIST, XD and others.
With one fell swoop, Intel would be able to say it was the only truly eco friendly CPU company - what with lead free chipsets and the like. And it would also be able to plonk its technology fist into the nose of its competitor, AMD, which so far doesn't really have anything to match the wonderful Pentium M.
One of the only disadvantages is that overclocking may become a lot harder. You can read it here