"Taipei Reliable sources close to Transmeta's plans say that
the firm is likely to be able to introduce a chip in its Crusoe
family running at 1GHz by the end of the year, and consuming only a
paltry four to five watts."
"That contrasts with a member of Intel's mobile Pentium III
family, a 900MHz processor, which will also be available by
year-end, but which pushes the power consumption boat up to 22
"The arrival of a 1GHz Transmeta part would significantly alter
the balance of power in the lucrative notebook market. There are
Transmeta devices now available in WebPads and the like, but their
price -- typically around $750 or so -- militates against their
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