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The Register: Transmeta not x86 compatible - Intel

Jul 13, 2000, 15:05 (13 Talkback[s])
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"...Don MacDonald, director of marketing of the mobile platform group, also claimed Transmeta's solution was not entirely compatible."

"He said: "You should check whether the Transmeta chip is 100 per cent x86 compatible." He said information at "Tom's Register" led him to that conclusion."

"He confirmed that Intel would release a 1GHz mobile Pentium III at some period next year, but declined to give a date for the launch. ... There is a special low power IA group within his division of Intel, he said, that were able to produce chips running at a third of a watt."

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