Intel Pentium D to get lower power consumption

Posted on Saturday, Jun 17 2006 @ 19:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel announced a new Pentium D processor version with a 35W less power consumption will be available soon:
In a document sent to partners, Intel said that starting from September 11, 2006, it would ship Intel Pentium D processors models 960, 950, 945, 925 and 915 with D-0 core stepping, which, Intel said, means that the product identification string (CPUID) will change to F65 (requiring BIOS update) and Intel Pentium D 960 chip’s thermal design power (TDP) will be reduced from 130W to 95W.
More details over here.


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