While everyone was all distracted by Apple's upgrade of its iMacs to Core 2 Duo status and 24-inchatude, the Mac minis were also given a speed bump, eliminating the Core Solo once and for all. Good.
Here's a report:mdash;a lone report, mind you, of a buyer's new Mac mini shipped with upgraded specs. He couldn't have been happier if a stripper jumped from the box. From SuperG's words found on hardmac.com:
On the heels of Intel's release of its Xeon 5100 dual-core processors, more information has surfaced about Intel's next-generation quad core processors due in the first quarter of 2007. The four-way processors, called "Clovertown" for servers and "Kentsfield" for desktops, are said to be power-hungry, sucking up 110…
Here's an 11" Sony VAIO notebook that just received FCC approval, the VGN TX800 which will start out with an Intel Core Solo ULV (ultra-low-voltage) 1.06GHz or 1.2GHz processor, eventually to be upgraded to the Intel Core Duo U2500.