“Almost 90 percent of all the Centrino-branded laptops sold in Q4 will be based on the latest version of Intel’s mobile platform, ‘Santa Rosa’, the chip giant believes,” Tony Smith reports for The Register.
“Santa Rosa debuts next month, though while some laptop manufacturers will announce models at that time, the big push will come two months later, Intel’s mobility chief, Mooly Eden, said today,” Smith reports.
Smith reports, “The upshot will be that the new version will make up more than half of the Centrino laptops that ship in Q3, up from about 30 per cent in Q2. That figure, Eden predicted, will exceed 90 per cent in the fourth quarter.”
“The platform will also see the inclusion of a NAND Flash module – aka Intel Turbo Memory – to cache data between the hard drive and memory. Intel said it not only halves application load times but reduces the wake-up-from-sleep time by a similar percentage,” Smith reports.
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