Intel To Build On Processor Improvements

San Jose: | Updated: Sep 18 2003, 05:30am hrs
Intel Corp outlined a strategy to improve the security, reliability and scope of computing with faster processors and use-specific technology built into the hardware. Though the company is not abandoning the general-purpose processor, it already has started introducing chips that target specific uses.

Yesterday, Intel announced it is developing a Pentium 4 chip specifically for gamers and PC enthusiasts. The Pentium 4 extreme edition, which will run at 3.2 GHz, is expected to be available in one to two months.