Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Sep 2010 20:32 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Intel On a Windows Vista or Vindows 7 disk, all versions of the operating system are present, from Starter to Ultimate, and everything in between. So, if you want too upgrade to a more capable version of Windows down the road, all you need to do is pop the Windows disk in, let Windows Anytime Upgrade do its thing, and you're done. It seems like Intel is experimenting with a similar technology... For its processors.
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RE[3]: Are they sure ?
by Laurence on Tue 21st Sep 2010 10:41 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Are they sure ?"
Laurence
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Where do you think Intel Celeron processors originated from? Crippling their Pentium II/III/IV equivalents by hardware techniques for QA purposes. Later on they became their own line; but it was pure profit at first.


Yes, but you've missed the point: Intels "Celery" processors weren't upgradable back to Pentiums where as AMDs x3's were upgradable back to quadcores.

Hence why I used my example and not yours.

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