Intel MX chipsets make Taipei appearance

Notebooks sliding down Banister

Computex Some Taiwanese manufacturers are showing notebooks using Intel 440MX chipsets. The mobile Celeron platform is codenamed Banister. Chicony is showing two models on its stand -- one, the MP993, supports clock speeds of up to 500MHz using a PPGA S370 socket and with a 14-inch LCD. It supports up to 256Mb of memory. The other machine supports PII 233/400MHz processors on MMC2. It comes with a 15-inch TFT screen and smart bays. ®

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