Hewlett-Packard Launches High-End 1 GHz Notebook

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Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
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HP has widened the Megahertz (Gigahertz?) gap even further with the announcement of the first 1 GHz notebook. Pound-for-pound the Titanium is easily faster, but it never hurts to keep on top of the competition.

HP Pavilion n6395

Palo Alto, Calif. — Hewlett-Packard released a slew of new products late last month, including a high-end Pavilion notebook, the first to hit stores with Intel’s new Pentium III 1GHz mobile processor.

The company took the unprecedented step of upstaging Intel’s announcement of its new chip by placing ads for the Pavilion 6396 in CompUSA’s March 18 circular. Intel intended to officially announce the processor the following day. The notebook is now shipping. [This Week In Consumer Electronics]

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