Montevina

  • Sad but true, Intel delays Montevina until late summer

    Sad but true, Intel delays Montevina until late summer

    Yesterday we brought news that Intel may be delaying the launch of the Montevina chipset and today PC Mag has confirmed the rumors to be true. Ah well. “There were two minor issues we found during final testing – one with our integrated graphic chipsets, which we have found a workaround for but need to re-screen our parts, and second around our wireless wi-fi chip, which was a… Read More

  • New iMacs overclocked, not next-gen

    New iMacs overclocked, not next-gen

    Apparently, the processors in the new iMacs released today by apple aren’t anything new. The iMacs are able to reach speeds of 3.06GHz because they are an overclocked version of chips from Intel’s current line. The mainboards are still based on the Santa Rosa chipset found in the previous iMacs. There was some speculation over whether the new iMacs were going to be the first machines… Read More

  • MacBook line to see chassis redesign real soon, most likely in June

    MacBook line to see chassis redesign real soon, most likely in June

    Image ganked from Mac Rumors. Hallelujah! The MacBook family is finally getting its much-needed redesign, says Apple Insider. The MacBook will be the most dramatic with an aluminum and stainless steel casing that’s more eco-friendly. The MBP will also see a chassis redesign with a new trackpad and keyboard ala MBA. This redesign should occur when the new Montevina-based chips roll out in… Read More

  • More information on the MacBook Air's CPU

    More information on the MacBook Air's CPU

    Here’s some more information about the made-for-Apple Intel Core 2 Duo chip that’s found in the new MacBook Air. Anand Lal Shimpi over at AnandTech dug into the available data and found that the chipset is actually based on the Penryn Montevina SFF Centrino platform that’s due out later this year but with a different voltage. It seems Apple convinced Intel to release the… Read More