Intel 45nm Diamondville CPU ready for launch

Intel will next year launch a low-cost desktop PC platform, it has been claimed. The news comes days after Asus said it's developing a desktop version of its Eee PC ultra-compact laptop for a 2008 release.Intel's platform is codenamed 'Shelton' and is set to centre on a 45nm processors dubbed 'Diamondville', described by company presentation […]

Intel will next year launch a low-cost desktop PC platform, it has been claimed. The news comes days after Asus said it's developing a desktop version of its Eee PC ultra-compact laptop for a 2008 release.

Intel's platform is codenamed 'Shelton' and is set to centre on a 45nm processors dubbed 'Diamondville', described by company presentation slides posted by Chinese-language site HKEPC as a "purpose-built low-cost processor".

Shelton is being designed specifically for low-cost systems, but will have an appeal to companies making thin clients, the chip giant reckons.

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Intel, Processor, CPUs, Desktop Processor, Diamondville