The Details On Intel’s Centrino 2
Intel has officially launched the Centrino 2 platform. Shipping from today, it consists primarily of a 45nm Penryn Core 2 Duo processor running from 2.26GHz to 3.06GHz, with a 6MB L2 cache and a 1066MHz front side bus.
The chipset has integrated WiFi-N and Graphics which would be augmented with WiMax support later this year. The biggest boone Intel claims is that the Centrino 2 platform offers 23% more performance at 23% less power as well as 70% faster graphics.
Two key features of the Centrino 2 platform are HUGI (Hurry Up and Get Idle) and VPro, which would let system administrators remotely control laptops via wireless even when the laptop is sleeping.