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[_] Re: Question for the panel on Processors

Seth sethb at
Wed Oct 8 09:31:56 BST 2003

Hello Peter,

Wednesday, October 8, 2003, 9:09:40 AM, you wrote:

PM> Thinking about buying a laptop but somewhat confused by the different processors around so has anyone got any views on, or can point me in the direction of some reviews of, the relative merits of
PM> the Pentium 4 M chip vs

The stands for mobile and denotes that the CPU uses step or some
other tech to throttle the cpu power consumption to the current
task... it should save battery life.

PM> the Centrino chip? I've got a wireless network at home, but it runs at 802.11g so I'd be looking to support that standard rather than just 802.11b.

Centrino is no a CPU it is the wireless tech intel makes.. just a
brand name

Best regards,
Seth mailto:sethb at