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Santa Rosa is Intel Centrino PRO

by on08 May 2007


To launch tomorrow

Intel is about to launch its new mobile platform. Many of you have already heard about the Santa Rosa platform. This platform includes the Intel Core 2 Duo processors with 800 MHz FSB. The Core 2 Duo ULV also qualifies for the Intel Centrino PRO processor technology brand.

The platform is powered by the 965 chipset and will be available in GM and PM flavours. The chipset supports ICH8-M and Active management technology 2.5.

The Intel 82566MM Gigabit network controller takes care of the wired network connections. The Intel Wireless WiFilink 4965AGN  or AG are the new wireless options.

The notebooks need to support AMT 2.5 firmware and an Intel VT/ AMT capable BIOS to qualify for the Intel Centrino PRO processor technology. The official launch is expected tomorrow.  

Last modified on 08 May 2007
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