Intel confirms 'desktrino' consumer platform plan

An Intel executive has confirmed to The Register that the chip maker is planning to launch a Centrino-style platform for consumer desktop PCs and that it is due to be launched in Q3.

Recent expectations from analysts put a desktop processor based on Pentium-M technology into the 2006 or 2007 timeframe.

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