Today Intel officially announced the availability of Core 2 Duo for mobile platform code named Merom. Manufacturers have been rushing to push their laptop out with this new CPU. So who have been gearing up their laptop with this chip? Dell was one of them who announced it today on their XPS notebooks lineup. According to Dell, the Core 2 Duo will eventually be on their mainstream Inspiron laptop.
Toshiba’s Qosmio G32-AV6600 will uses T2700 Core 2 Duo and loaded with 2GB of DDR2 RAM, GeForce Go 7600 graphics card, 17-inch WUXGA screen and dual 120GB HDD. This Core 2 Duo machine from Toshiba will retails around $3500USD.
Samsung equipped their Q35 and R55 with Core 2 Duo too! The Q35 is going to use T5600 that runs at 1.83Ghz with 12’1-inch screen and integrated GPU. As for R55, it is almost similar to Q35 except it has a dedicated video card (GeForce Go 7600) and 15.5-inch screen.
Alienware (now owned by Dell) is also shooting out their Area-51 and Sentia series that are going to have Core 2 Duo as their CPU.