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Intel is taking a smaller view of the desktop.

The chip giant, in an unusual move, is touting miniature desktops that use its Pentium M notebook processors at Computex Taipei, an enormous computer trade show taking place in Taiwan this week.

There, Intel is showing off two prototype small Pentium M-based desktops.

During a keynote speech, Anand Chandrasekher, director of Intel’s sales and marketing group, is expected to frame the machines as another step toward the creation of a wider PC market segment for tinier, more stylish desktops, all based on the Pentium M, a company spokesperson said.

Many businesses have already moved from desktop mini towers to notebooks. But lately, Intel has been eyeing what it says is an emerging market for Pentium M desktops as smaller, quieter alternatives to standard desktops and, in some respects, notebooks, as well.

Read the rest of this eWEEK story: “Intel Gets Big on Mini PCs”