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CNET News.com: Intel hits 1.5-GHz mark in chip demonstration

Feb 16, 2000, 02:58 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Kanellos)

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"The demonstration, made during a keynote address by chairman Andy Grove and senior vice president Albert Yu here at the company's developers' forum, came as part of a showcase of Intel technology coming this year.

Although consumers won't see chips running this fast on shelves for a while, Intel will release Pentium IIIs running at 1 GHz or faster by the second half of the year as well as the next-generation Willamette chips running at the same speed, Yu said."

"With all of the construction that needs to take place, Intel and others will need to concentrate on keeping costs down. Interestingly, two of three e-commerce CEOs brought on stage to tout the benefits of e-commerce and Intel servers said they were using the low-cost Linux OS."

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