Intel Chairman Andrew S. Grove Shows Intel’s Fastest Microprocessor In Opening Address At Developer Forum

INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM, PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2000 – Intel Corporation Chairman Andrew S. Grove today kicked off the semi-annual Intel Developer Forum by demonstrating the company’s fastest microprocessor: a chip running at 1.5 gigahertz (GHz), or 1.5 billion clock cycles per second, at room temperature. Based on a new microarchitecture from Intel, the chip is code-named “Willamette.”

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