Feeds

Acer, Trident intro mobile Tualatin chipset

0.13 micron Pentium IIIs sampling now then?

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Acer Labs and Trident today jointly announced a notebook-oriented chipset that supports DDR and SDR SDRAM, integrates 3D acceleration, and supports Intel's Tualatin 0.13 micron Pentium III-family processor even though said CPU hasn't been officially launched yet.

The chipset, the CyberAladdinT, is a first, the partners claim, being the only product of its kind yet announced.

Tualatin is due ship early next quarter, though the part will be sampling next month. It will ship in both desktop and mobile versions. The desktop part will debut at 1.26GHz, the mobile chip at 1.13GHz and 1.06GHz.

The timing of the Acer/Trident announcement suggests that Tualatin samples can't be far off - they may even have begun shipping.

CyberAladdinT itself will sample sometime in Q3, though with AMD ramping up its 1.4GHz Mobile Athlon 4 alongside its supporting VIA chipsets, Acer and Trident are unlikely to want to wait too long before shipping in volume. ®

Related Stories

Intel Tualatin to replace Coppermine, fast
Intel 0.13 micron Tualatin Pentium IIIs to ship late June
Intel's Tualatin inspires reader to rhymin'
Intel slices up to 38% off PIII, Celeron prices

Whitepapers

Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Win a year’s supply of chocolate
There is no techie angle to this competition so we're not going to pretend there is, but everyone loves chocolate so who cares.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.