"Taking aim against Transmeta's Crusoe processor, Intel on
Monday is rolling out five low-power mobile chips, the company's
largest launch ever."
"Intel will debut a 600-MHz mobile Pentium III with a new
version of its SpeedStep power-consumption technology. The
design will reduce the chip's power to a minimum of about 1 watt,
easily in the range of Transmeta's flagship Crusoe processor, the
TM5400, sources said."
"Determining whether the Pentium III or the Crusoe will prove
superior in performance and power dissipation will be impossible
without objective testing. What seems clear, however, is that
Intel's new low-power offerings could eliminate one of Transmeta's
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