SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2006 — Highlighting its leadership and long history of delivering innovative energy-saving technologies and products, Intel Corporation today announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) newly announced ENERGY STAR computer specifications. Intel plans to deliver microprocessors and other system components that will help enable PC and laptop suppliers to deliver ENERGY STAR qualified systems when these new specifications go into effect in mid-2007.

‘Intel continues to work closely with the EPA and other worldwide organizations to develop and deliver energy-efficient technologies,’ said Rob Crooke, Intel vice president and business computing group general manager. ‘The new Intel® Core™2 Duo processors will provide the high-performance and energy efficiency people want. The new ENERGY STAR specification provides a meaningful step forward in identifying more energy-efficient PCs.’