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Faster Pentium III systems on tap

Intel's "Coppermine" processor will power a new generation of notebooks, PCs, and servers and close the gap with Advanced Micro Devices' Athlon.

 

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Intel's "Coppermine" processor will power a new generation of notebooks, PCs, and servers and close the gap with Advanced Micro Devices' Athlon.

"It puts the Pentium III on more or less a clock-for-clock parity [with Athlon]."

- Nathan Brookwood, Insight 64 analyst

 


PC makers struggle with Coppermine strategy
PC makers face hard decisions Photograph as they prepare new PC systems around Intel's Coppermine processor.

Coppermine launch to spark servers, workstations
update Major computer manufacturers are unveiling high-end systems based on Intel's new Pentium III processors, but the debut won't be a total victory for the chipmaking giant.

Pentium III notebooks set to debut
update Plenty of new notebook computers powered for the first time by Intel's Pentium III processor will hit the market on Monday.

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Coppermine key for Intel's holiday
The processor, a deluxe version of the Pentium III, will likely become one of the major issues for the semiconductor industry over the next three months.