[CentOS] Pentium M in desktop system.

Aleksandar Milivojevic alex at milivojevic.org
Sat Sep 16 03:55:12 UTC 2006

Chris Weisiger wrote:
> I was just  booting up my system and it says Mobile Pentium 4 2.8 Ghz...
> Is that different then a Pentium M processor..Im thinking if it would 
> say "Pentium M....etc" if it was a Pentium M model .because I know they 
> made pentium 4 's for laptops that were the same as desktop p4's..

Pentium M and Mobile Pentium 4 are two completely different processors. 
  Pentium M is based on Pentium III core, and therefore way faster at 
same frequency than Pentium 4, while drawing less power (longer battery 
life, runs cooler).  Centrino is a version of Pentium M.  Currently 
fastest Pentium M processors run at 2.26GHz (which is actually faster 
than that Pentium 4 at 2.8 GHz you have).

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