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The empire strikes back with an energy saver

The empire strikes back with an energy saver

作者:万摘  时间:2019-03-07 05:03:02  人气:

By Barry Fox INTEL has no intention of taking threats to its domination lying down. As Transmeta (see “Quicker, simpler, smarter chips”) launched Crusoe, Intel released a version of the Pentium processor designed to extend the battery life of faster laptops. The SpeedStep Pentium chip plays some clever technical tricks to save on battery power. Laptops often make batteries last longer by using processors that run slower than those in desktop PCs. But SpeedStep will run at desktop speeds of 650 megahertz when plugged into the mains,