Intel launches Centrino 2

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 Leave a Comment

Intel has launched the Centrino 2 platform for laptops codenamed Montevina after much delays earlier.

The new platform is 45nm Penryn based with front side bus frequencie (FSB) of up to 1066 MHz and also has support for DDR2 and DDR3 memory standards.

Montevina also offers major multimedia improvements and a longer battery life. The Centrino 2 also has a unique Anti-Theft Technology, allowing laptop owners to remotely lock out thieves by disabling a microcontroller embedded in the chipset that authenticates user access to the hard disk.