Intel Confirms Two Upcoming Core 2 Extreme CPUs
May 31, 2006 5:44 PM
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3.2GHz "Conroe" gets confirmed by Intel
Intel representatives just contacted
with the following information:
The Core 2 Extreme processor (Conroe based) will ship at 2.93GHz at Core 2 Duo launch. We will also have a 3.2GHz version by end of the year. And as you know, the Quad Core enthusiast SKU, Kentsfield, is planned for Q1'07.
Several days ago, we published details of
Intel's Core 2 Duo roadmap
, although the roadmap did not have information about a 3.2GHz
. Intel's Extreme Edition processors typically launch at a $1,000 USD price point, and then are quickly phased out in time for the next generation.
processor will ship as the Core 2 Duo X6800 processor. Previous Intel roadmaps have also confirmed that the launch date for Conroe, the desktop Core 2 Duo processor, is
slated for July 23, 2006
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RE: Is it a GPU?
6/1/2006 6:16:21 AM
WIMP as a term has been around since the 70s.
What does it stand for? Windows Icons Menus Pointer.
It has not gained a 'secondary meaning' since Windows was released. Microsoft trademarked a standard common computer GUI term.
RE: Is it a GPU?
6/1/2006 3:31:41 PM
Yes it has. What does anyone immediately think of when they hear the word "Windows" in the PC context? Microsoft. That's a secondary meaning under trademark law. While WIMP may have been somewhat common in the GUI context in the 70s, no one outside of that small group really knew about it. Believe me, Windows is a registered trademark (you can check MS' site and you can also check the PTO). If it weren't valid, the PTO would've struck it down a long time ago for being too generic. As it stands, it's a descriptive term that has since acquired secondary meaning.
"You can bet that Sony built a long-term business plan about being successful in Japan and that business plan is crumbling." -- Peter Moore, 24 hours before his Microsoft resignation
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