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Compaq cops to posting wrong CPU info

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Compaq cops to posting wrong CPU info

Compaq has admitted to publishing misleading information on its Web site regarding the processor used in its Presario home notebook PC.

The Compaq Presario 1255 notebook uses an AMD 333Mhz K6-2 desktop processor, and not the costlier mobile version of the same chip, as the Web site implied.

The cheaper desktop chip could put a strain on the notebook’s battery life. The increased heat output could also affect performance.

The full story appears online at http://www.infoworld.com

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