SiS obtains Pentium M license

Posted on Monday, September 08 2003 @ 10:38 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
SiS today announced that they have obtained an agreement with Intel for a Pentium M license. The Intel Pentium M CPU is a mobile processor but some people would love to see it in the desktop market because of its very high performance, low heat and low power usage. For example a 1.6GHz Pentium M shows a performance in benchmarks equal to a Pentium 4 M 2.4GHz. And the Pentium M his battery usage is much less than the Pentium 4 M.

Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS), a leading supplier of core logic products, today announced the company has reached agreement with Intel Corporation for a Pentium® M microprocessor license. This gives SiS the necessary rights to build chipsets based on Intel ® Pentium® M microprocessors. Additional details of the agreement were not disclosed.

"The cutting-edge technology of Pentium® M microprocessor will be the main stream of the market," said Michael Chen, President and CEO of SiS. "We are pleased to extend our long-term relationship with Intel to continuously provide new products with leading technology"

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