Intel's mobile quad-core Penryns to use 45W

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 04 2007 @ 17:48 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HKEPC got their hands on a slide from Intel which indicates the chip giant is working on some 45nm quad-core Penryn processors for the Montevina platform.

These will be the first mobile quad-core processors and they are expected in the second half of next year. The chips will have a 1066MHz FSB, 12MB L2 cache and a a 45W TDP.

The chip measures 35mm x 35mm and uses Socket P. The info sheet also claims that the Penryn QC chips will use about 3-4W in idle mode.

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