Calpella – New Intel’s Nehalem-based laptop platform


Intel (R) recently released the mobile platform Centrio2 and heading towards nehalem based laptop platform named as “Calpella”. Calpella to support WiMAX in addition to b/g/n WiFi. As with other Nehalem generation products, Capella will also rearrange the components like abandon the current northbridge and memory control is moving into the CPU package. A single integrated chipset codenamed Ibex Peak-M will provide other features on the motherboard, according to sources at notebook makers.

Calpella supports Intel’s next-generation notebook CPUs (Clarksfield and Auburndale), both of which include an on-die DDR3 memory controller. Auburndale, In addition to on-die memory will also have a graphics core integrated in the CPU package.

These are expect to be hit market in 3rd quarter of 2009. as source said.

Read more

Gouri Shankar is Tech Geek and Java, PHP and WordPress developer from India.