SL Enhanced

SL Enhanced

Intel's branding of its first power-saving 486 chips in the early 1990s. SL Enhanced 486 CPUs used 3.3 volts instead of 5 and could go into an idle state under one watt. Initially for portable PCs, and later for desktops, the System Management Mode would shut down peripherals to save energy.
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3 volt SL enhanced Intel SX33, DX2/50 and DX4/75 processors and include 4MB RAM, expandable to 20MB (8MB expandable to 24MB in the HiNote Ultra CT 450 and CT 475).
We have raised the market's minimum bar of performance in the Satellite T2100 Series by adding a 50MHz SL Enhanced i486(tm)DX2 processor, an enhanced video subsystem and local-bus to increase video performance," Lair commented.
Uses Intel's SL Enhanced 486(TM) DX2/40 and DX2/50 processors for handling the most complex applications