Intel’s plans to drive its 90nm ‘Prescott’ processor – the successor to the Pentium 4 – quickly down-market into the PC mainstream as well as establish it at the top-end of its desktop CPU line-up. “So says a report on Japan’s PC Watch web site. Intel will also release a 3.6GHz Prescott during Q1 2004. The story’s based on an August roadmap, which shows a 3.8GHz version earmarked for Q2 2004. The site extrapolates a 4GHz part in Q3, rising to 4.4GHz in Q4.”
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