Intel VIIV Technology: an overview

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 14 2005 @ 04:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
At the recently concluded Intel Developer’s Forum (IDF), Intel launched its next-generation of digital home platform called VIIV. The name in itself is quite interesting with VI and IV standing for 6 and 4 in Roman numerals, which further translate into 64-bit. VI IV are also mirror images and could perhaps signify dual-core. According to Intel, its latest digital brand is pronounced as "vīv" and rhymes with "five" which takes care of showing that this is the next level from the Pentium 4 platform. The naming was either brilliant or a fluke (or both). Read on at CoolTechZone.


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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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