But unlike the chips introduced by the processor powerhouse last year, this year's CPU, the Pentium 4, includes a brand new micro-architecture, called NetBurst, an important new chipset, and a brand new system bus design.
What does P stand for?
P stands for Pentium (Intel processor)
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After the controversy surrounding flaws in its Pentium microprocessor, Intel made adjustments and boosted its revenues by 31% last year.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- ZEOS International (Nasdaq: ZEOS) announced today that the ZEOS(R) Pantera(TM) Pentium-90 was the fastest machine tested in the important Windows(R) performance benchmarks run by PC Magazine in their December 6, 1994 Pentium and 486 Buyers' Guide roundup.
In addition to bringing HT Technology to desktop PC users, Intel reached a PC milestone in launching the Pentium 4 processor at 3.
The Intel Pentium 4, Mobile Pentium 4 and Mobile Pentium III processor-based PCs recognized this year clearly take PC innovation to a new and exciting level.
As with all processors in Intel's embedded processor family, the mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor-M and the Pentium 4 processor offer extended life cycle support and provide further scalability that should translate into lower long-term total cost of ownership.
Systems based on the new 2 GHz Mobile Pentium 4 processor-M provide businesses and consumers with the horse power to tackle the most demanding compute, communications, digital and multimedia applications," said Anand Chandrasekher, vice president, Intel's Mobile Platforms Group.
The latest Pentium 4 processors deliver the versatility to improve everything from gaming to the use of cutting-edge business tools," said Louis Burns, vice president and general manager, Desktop Platforms Group at Intel.