Core 2 Duo Arrives for Notebooks Page: 1

Today Intel officially launched the Core 2 Duo processor for mobile platforms. Based on the Merom core, Core 2 Duo is the arguably the industry's most anticipated mobile processor launch of this year. Juding from performance comparisons of its desktop counterpart, Conroe, Core 2 Duo should deliver some very impressive performance benchmarks in notebooks, which will also be announced this week. While Intel had a launch party for Core 2 Duo earlier last month, today marks the official day when products with Core 2 Duo processors become available. Expect major manufacturers such as Dell, IBM, Sony and others to release notebooks based on the new platform. Read more about the Core 2 Duo for Laptops at