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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The multimedia-ready T4850CT is powered by the SL Enhanced InteIDX4 75MHz processor, VL local-bus, and a graphics accelerator to offer maximum system performance and productivity.
TAIS) has made available one of the first notebook computers implementing the new 75MHz SL Enhanced IntelDX4 processor and an unprecedented 500MB hard disk drive.
The new SL Enhanced IntelDX4 processor, provides high-speed information processing and 32-bit architecture which translates to a 75 percent faster data transfer rate when compared to the i486DX2/40 and a 38 percent faster rate than that of the i486DX2/50.
Also featured in the Portege Series is a 33MHz SL Enhanced i486SX (3.
3-volt SL Enhanced i486SX 33MHz CPU with a graphics accelerated local-bus video controller.