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Intel's Santa Rosa Line is out! Hypersonic PC

by x1800yolk / March 19, 2007 8:07 AM PDT
http://www.hypersonic-pc.com/EQ7/index.asp

If you check out hypersonic's Aviator EQ7, or click the link above, you'll see that the new intel chips are actually out. Correct me if I'm wrong, but they were going to call the santa rosa chips the Pentium core 2 duo extreme, and that's what it is. I'm excited to see it in more laptops.
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nope.
by JackTheCrow / March 19, 2007 12:25 PM PDT

that's not santa rosa. That's an actual desktop conroe cpu on a Laptop. I believe the hypersonic notebook is a rebranded Clevo d900c. I made a post regarding the d900c a week or so ago because it was first advertised to have a pair of nvidia 8800 go gpu's. This was later changed to SLI 7950 Gtx's. Still, it should be the fastest laptop around.
Of course many of us are speculating a battery life of something in the neighborhood of 40 minutes (equipped with 280 watt power supply?!).

here was the original link: http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=3566

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in addition, to correct your first post...
by JackTheCrow / March 19, 2007 12:34 PM PDT

Santa Rosa is not a chip, rather, it is a chipset. I believe the chip itself is called the Centrino Pro. The core 2 duo extreme is basically this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115001 ,
The same chip you see in some high-end desktops.
Intel has also since dropped the 'Pentium' name with it's current chips.

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my understanding
by linkit / March 19, 2007 9:45 PM PDT

Intel Centrino platforms have always been a combination of three intel-made components:

Intel CPU
Intel chipset
Intel wireless adapter

Centrino Pro (codenamed Santa Rosa) will be the latest iteration of the Intel Centrino platform.

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by JackTheCrow / March 20, 2007 6:39 AM PDT
In reply to: my understanding

your right, it seems they're now using the centrino pro as the new logo for santa rosa. the chip itself is just an upgraded merom

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