Aside from introducing the Core 2 Duo E6550, E6750, and E6850 processors and the Core 2 Extreme QX6850 quad-core processor, Intel has today announced the first-ever Core 2 Extreme processor that is targeted for mobile laptops. This new mobile processor is dual-core, but next year Intel hopes to introduce quad-core processors for consumer notebooks that will be battery friendly. The mobile Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800 processor is clocked at 2.6GHz, but Intel has even unlocked the over-speed protection so that OEM manufacturers have the ability to overclock this mobile processor.
We're working on obtaining these new Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme processors released today for testing at Phoronix under Linux and Solaris. The Intel Extreme X7800 press release can be read here
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