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quote: These two will never compete with each other.
quote: It will be a win if it performs even 10% better at like 50% of power reduction.
quote: If you're trying to us an Atom chip for consumer-level things like watching HD content on a tablet then the issue is just user error. Put simply, you're doing it wrong.
quote: It uses a scant 20W of power (so half a kilowatt or about 10 cents a day) to operate, and still provides more performance than I actually need.
quote: You're missing the point. HD content, or any graphics driven usage mode, is exactly what this wasn't designed for.
quote: You can't just say "If a phone can do it, a low powered x86 can do it" (phones can also make phone calls, I don't want my i7 to cost more because they itegrated some wireless radio processor in there).