Intel has begun shipping two next-generation “Cedar Trail” Atom chips, to wit the D2700 and D2500. As the ‘D’ in their names suggests, both the new chips are aimed at entry-level desktops and all-in-on PCs. This comes despite rumors of Cedar Trail-D chips for nettops being delayed until November along with their netbook counterparts. Hit the jump for more.
The latest leaked slides making the rounds in cyberspace provide previously unreported details on AMD's next generation Deccan platform intended for netbooks, tablets, and other low power devices. Deccan is the followup to Brazos and is based on AMD's Krishna and Wichita APUs. Confused by all the condenames? Let's break 'em down.
Hewlett-Packard is bringing an enterprise version of its competitively priced Pavilion dm1z ultraportable to the market. Dubbed a “mini executive” by the company, the HP 3105m is essentially the dm1z with different branding save for a couple of trivial differences. Hit the jump for more.
Those holding their breath for Lenovo’s AMD Fusion-toting ThinkPad x120e ultraportable will have to keep doing so until March 8. The notebook was originally scheduled to begin shipping today, but Lenovo has pushed back the launch to next month for reasons unknown to us. However, we do know a lot of other things about this machine, including its innards and price. All that after the jump.
The VAIO YB series of AMD Fusion-powered notebooks that Sony showcased at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are here. The VAIO YB series is certainly not the first on the market with AMD’s Fusion Zacate chips, but Sony has still managed to ensure that it stands out from similar offerings from HP and Lenovo. Before you hit the jump to find out what makes the YB series stand out, let me warn you a lot of you might not like Sony’s idea of towering above the competition.
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AMD’s next-generation APU will kick the ass of Core i5, the company said and demonstrated Monday – the opening day of Intel’s Developer Forum conference.
AMD publically lifted the veil on the Zacate Accelerated Processor Unit on Monday. Zacate fuses the guts of a traditional CPU with the guts of a GPU. The result of that hard work, AMD said, is a chip that consumes from 9-18 watts and out performs existing Core i5 chips in gaming. The company showed Zacate running City of Heroes: Going Rogue running like butter on a mobile development platform.