Definitions

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  • proper n. CPU chip designed and manufactured by Intel, successor to the 486 chip.
  • proper n. A computer having a Pentium processor.

Etymologies

pent- (“five”) + -ium. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • * Intel, Pentium, Celeron, Centrino, Core, Viiv, Intel Inside and the Intel Inside logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. ntel® Pentium® Dual-Core mobile processor T2390 with 1MB L2 cache and 1. 86GHz processor speed

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  • International Business Machines Corp. and Freescale Semiconductor Inc. For its eight initial SoC offerings, Intel is using a chip for laptop computers called the Pentium M as a foundation.

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  • The name the designers created was Pentium, which is not only one of the most powerfully recognized names in the computer industry, but also fully protected as a trademark.

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  • As the snail crept across the screen, the announcer noted that for those who thought the Pentium was the fastest thing going, there was an even faster CPU used in every Power Mac G3.

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  • The new processor, dubbed the Pentium SU2700, comes amid investors 'fears that cheaper processors such as the Atom, designed for use in ultra-cheap netbooks, are cannibalizing the market share for higher-margin, more expensive chips.

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  • Intel promises ultra-thin laptops for all - Intel has launched a new ultra-low voltage processor, dubbed the Pentium SU2700 designed for ultra-thin laptops.

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  • Intel promises ultra-thin laptops for all - Intel has launched a new ultra-low voltage processor, dubbed the Pentium SU2700, which is designed for ultra-thin laptops.

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  • The brand "Pentium", amazingly, continues to be Intel's most popular brand, with the entry level CPUs selling in massive quantities in the high volume developing markets such as South

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  • And the new chips won't all necessarily be Core 2 -- Intel's current mobile architecture -- though Intel wouldn't elaborate on what other architectures -- such as Pentium -- it may use.

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  • Intel recently changed these processors 'name, from "Pentium Dual Core" to just "Pentium".

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