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MindShare adds another highly-praised book to their industry acclaimed technical book series with the release of The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy. (8/2/2004)


The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy Provides System, Board, Chipset Makers and Software Developers with Detailed Understanding of Pentium 4, Celeron, Xeon, M Processors

Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 2, 2004 - MindShare, Inc., a leading provider of technical training and reference books, today announced the publication of The Unabridged Pentium® 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy, the newest of MindShare's widely distributed technical reference publications. The 1,774-page book provides software developers, chipset, board and system manufacturers with a comprehensive understanding, from a designer's perspective, on the Intel® (NASDAQ: INTC) 32-bit Pentium 4, Celeron, Xeon, and M processors.
Written by Tom Shanley, MindShare president and one of the world's foremost authorities on computer system architecture, The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy is organized with all relevant issues cross-referenced to key topics, and contains more than 450 illustrations. The book is structured in an easy-to-read format while providing a detailed description of Intel's 32-bit processors as well as designs based on them.
The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy is published by Addison-Wesley and available now in hardcopy and electronic format through This book can also be found at most major book retailers. "The 32-bit Pentium platform spans the computing landscape from PCs and laptops to high-end clusters," said Shanley. "While this continues to provide tremendous opportunity for design engineers and manufacturers, it poses a need for wide-ranging yet in-depth reference material on the array of Pentium processors available. The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy was written to provide just such material to those designing software as well as those manufacturing Pentium-based chipsets, boards and systems."

Comprehensive Explanation of Most-Prevalent Processor Line
The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy delivers a comprehensive explanation of the Pentium 4 family, Intel's flagship processor line that delivers advanced, powerful processing to a full-spectrum of applications. The Pentium 4 provides high-power processing across applications including Internet audio, streaming video, image processing, video-content creation, speech, 3D, CAD, games, multimedia, and multitasking-user environments.

Basis of MindShare Technical Training
As with other MindShare technical publications, The Unabridged Pentium 4: IA32 Processor Genealogy serves as the course material for MindShare's in-depth Pentium 4 technical training seminars, provided to design engineers across the globe. These courses provide a detailed understanding of 32-bit Pentium processors from both a software and hardware perspective. A description of the courses and a detailed list of topics covered may be found at:

About MindShare, Inc.
Mindshare, Inc. ( delivers innovative courses for scores of companies, including Hewlett-Packard, Advanced Micro Devices, IBM and Sun Microsystems. Mindshare course topics include IA32 processors, Opteron processors, PCI Express, PCI, PCI-X, InfiniBand, USB, AGP, HyperTransport, and FireWire (IEEE 1394). MindShare also publishes technical reference books on these topics.

Editorial contact:
Jerry Steach
CommonGround Communications (for MindShare)