Intel Viiv platform tested

Posted on Wednesday, May 17 2006 @ 11:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs has taken a closer look at the Intel Viiv platform:
It’s not a new idea to use a mobile processor in a desktop PC. PC enthusiasts were casting interested looks at mobile processors from the Pentium M series ever since Intel had transferred its desktop CPU series to the NetBurst architecture. As opposed to it, the Pentium M was based on the P6 architecture that had been employed in the highly successful Pentium III CPU series. First experiments of installing the Pentium M on desktop mainboards (made possible by ASUS who introduced a special adapter; read more in our article called Intel Pentium M 780 as Heart of Your Desktop PC, with ASUS CT-479 Adapter) showed that this idea did make sense.
Read more over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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