New Intel processors will have extended security technology built into them that is completely beyond the capacities of today's chips, however the technology will not be available to use until we have the Longhorn OS from Microsoft, it was revealed.

The improved processors will also have better parallelism and will be much more reliable, according to Intel. But again, this will require the software support of Longhorn, as are technologies such as "Vanderpool", which "splits system into several virtual parts that work independently and use the same resources of the PC". These chips will almost certainly be dual-core as well, or multi-core as Intel like us to call them.