Apparently Intel are planning to release some "Core 2 Solo" ULV (Ultra Low-Voltage) single-core processors for the Sub-Note market sometime in Q3 next year. Though info is still a bit scarce just now, HKEPC make mention of these variants including some brief specs of two Core 2 Solo models to be a part of the upcoming lineup.
Intel just announced its plan on its Core 2 Solo single-core processors in Q3 2007. Instead of normal edition, the upcoming Core 2 Solo has ULV (Ultra Low-Voltage) edition only, targeting for the Sub-Note market. Regarding with the rumor concerning Merom based Celeron M is a dual core, Intel has also announced it should be a single core. The rumor is busted.
In the previous plan, since dual core has been put into a common place, there never exists single core Core 2 Solo but Celeron M 500 for entry-level market. However, since single core has a better power consumption than dual core, Intel decided to make Core 2 Solo ULV for the need Sub-Note market.
The new Core 2 Solo ULV includes two models: U2200 (1.2 GHz/1MB L2/533MHz) and U2100 (1.06 GHz/1MB L2/533MHz). They are set to replace U1500 and U1400. These two models have very good power consumption at 5W only, and are support for Intel VT, EIST, XD Bit and 64.
Last updated: Dec 4, 2019 at 01:47 pm CST