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Dual-core Atom may ease shortages of Atom parts in the channel



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RE: SUCKS!
By Mitch101 on 9/22/2008 10:36:02 AM , Rating: 2
I think the ATOM is good considering its wattage range but your absolutely right the mobo chipset kills any advantage the Atom would have at this being a good low powered beater system but I hear Intel will have a decent mobo chipset soon.

Supposedly the VIA nano is faster but VIA wont have a dual core and the Via prices don't come close.

Then there is AMD they are going to have what is it 15watt and 22 watt chips soon? I think they will even have a 45watt quad phenom. But the AMD mobo chipset is what makes this really shine. Still have to wait and see but I think AMD will deliver this time.

This all comes down to the design and if AMD can deliver on those 15-22watt talk for most of us this will be a no brainier.

I am looking forward to more PC that look like Wii's but pack a good punch especially with the possibility of external video card for high performance.


RE: SUCKS!
By Chadder007 on 9/22/2008 11:24:03 AM , Rating: 2
Agreed.
Where in the heck is Intel's Poulsbo chipset?


RE: SUCKS!
By rudolphna on 9/23/2008 12:05:32 AM , Rating: 2
The wii is relaly incredible too. Like a 1w draw for the 750Mhz PPC Based processor. The whole thing draws like 20 watts, total. Incredible.


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