Intel cranks up Celerons with another 100MHz

Posted on Wednesday, November 05 2003 @ 20:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Like expected Intel today launched a 2.80GHz Celeron processor for the value desktop market and mobile PCs. The previous fastest Celeron runs at 2.70GHz and was introduced on the 24th of September 2003.

  Based on Intel's 0.13-micron process technology, the Intel Celeron processor at 2.80 GHz delivers the right combination of features and frequency at an appropriate price point for the value PC market segment. Intel Celeron processors are engineered to maximize reliability and compatibility with the wide base of PC software and peripherals. The processor utilizes 478-pin packaging, and features a 400 MHz system bus.

Intel his price for this processor in 1,000-unit quantities is $117.

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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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