Intel today introduced the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor 548 supporting Hyper-Threading Technology for the portability market segment. This processor is designed for larger-sized notebook PCs, also known as "desktop replacements," that typically feature large screens, full-size keyboards and multiple drives. Notebooks based on the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor 548 supporting HT Technology allow users to take advantage of multithreaded and processor-intensive multimedia applications in a portable form factor.
The Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor 548 supporting HT Technology is built on Intel's industry-leading 90nm process technology, and offers other features such as a 1MB Level 2 cache, 13 new Streaming SIMD 3 Extensions (SSE3), enhancements to the Intel NetBurst microarchitecture, and a processor speed of 3.33 GHz.
The product also offers such power management features as support for Enhanced Intel Speedstep technology, deep sleep and deeper sleep that enables lower thermals than its desktop counterpart, providing more reliable system performance in a notebook. The Mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor 548 supporting HT Technology works with the Intel 852GME and Intel 852PM chipsets.
In 1,000-unit quantities, the Mobile Intel Pentium 4 Processor 548 supporting HT Technology is available at $262.