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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1976

Record breakers Mahela and Kumar launch revolutionary 'Intel' processors

By Quintus Perera - Asian Tribune

Colombo, 12 September, (Asiantribune.com): The Intel Core 2 Duo processors are simply the best processors in the world and not since Intel introduced the Pentium Processor has the industry seen the heart of the computer reinvented like this, said G B Kumar, Director Sales (South Asia), Intel Technology (I) Pvt Ltd at the launch of two Intel Processors at the Colombo Hilton Hotel.

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, in developing technologies products and initiatives, introduced to the Sri Lankan market two high speed and energy efficient micro-processors Intel Core 2 Duo and Intel Core 2 Extreme, with the grand unveiling of the two revolutionary products at the Hilton Hotel last week in the company of Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Mahela Jayawardene and Vice Captain Kumar Sangakkara.

Intel invited these two record breaking Sri Lankan Cricket maestros to symbolize the record breaking innovations in these two processors.

Kumar said these two unique products - Core 2 Duo processors are simply the best processors in the world. The Core 2 Duo desktop processor is an energy-efficient marvel, packing 291 million transistors, while consuming 40 percent less power and delivering a 40 percent increase in performance.

The Intel Core 2 Duo processor family consists of five desktop PC processors and five mobile PC processors. The desktop designs are created to cater to business, home and enthusiast users.

He said the processor family is based on the revolutionary Intel Core micro architecture and with the dual advantage and with the power of two cores or computing engines the computer can manage numerous tasks faster. They can also operate more smoothly when multiple applications are running such as writing e-mails while downloading music or videos.

Kumar said the processors are built in some of the world’s most advanced manufacturing facilities using Intel’s leading 65-nanometer silicon process technology.

Indika De Zoysa, Sales Manager, Intel Sri Lanka said the Sri Lankan market would gain from the new technology and said Core 2 Duo provides an excellent solution to the demands of today’s fast moving IT market. He said multiple independent review organizations have found that the new processors win nine times out of ten in performance benchmarks across server, desktop PC and gaming PC platforms.

He said the Intel Core 2 Duo processor family consists of five desktop PC processors and five mobile PC processors. The desktop designs are created to cater to business home and enthusiast users, such as high-end gamers, while the mobile PC processors are tailored for the mobile lifestyle.

Both record breaking cricketers Mahela and Kumar wished Intel a successful launch with Mahela Jayawardene saying "Intel's new chip is an exciting innovation and we hope it will help improve people’s lives and contribute to the growth and development of Sri Lanka's economy."

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