All current Intel chipsets have APICs completely built-in. You've got
it in your laptop whether you want it or not. But it's turned off.
The problem is that no processor vendor has worked out the interaction
between processor power management and the asynchronous nature of APIC
Windows Kernel Group Interrupt Guy
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Subject: Re: interrupt handshaking - was other crap
From: "David J. Craig" <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 17:17:19 -0500
Jake Oshins said that there are no notebooks that have APICs. He didn't
why, but since most notebooks use Intel chipsets with little additional
features there must be some other reason. Could it be cost?