Atom for home PC again Tags: CPUs Desktops Video Audio Last response: August 18, 2009 3:46 PM in CPUs Share bvr37 August 18, 2009 9:05:05 AM What are the typical applications of atom based desktop ? Is it fast enough for - audio and video playing - Internet - MS office application More about : atom home ulysses35 a b à CPUs August 18, 2009 11:54:52 AM My Atom based netbook does all the above.... however building a desktop PC you might just as well by a Celeron CPU for the same money. loneninja a c 83 à CPUs August 18, 2009 3:46:12 PM Atom and the chipset it comes with are a joke performance wise compared to anything similarly priced. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAtom system on power drain ForumPerformance of Atom for home PC ForumUsing an atom 230 as a media server ForumTomshardware review: Intel Atom 230 vs Athlon 64 2000+ ForumAtom N2800 or D525 ForumCeleron 857 vs Atom D2700 vs Atom D525 ForumFolding@ Home : THGC Needs You -Team 40051 ForumNo EMT64 on Intel Atom N2600 ? ForumAtom PC ...but with top end graphics card? ForumIntel i3 + Hd 3000 or atom d2700 + Nvidia gt520 ?!? ForumIntel & nVidia at it again ForumDell inspiron duo 1090 intel atom n570 a03 bios ForumAtom ForumAnyone currently using Atom ? ForumAtom vs Celeron ForumPSU Help ForumPerformance of Atom for home PC ForumIntel Atom Z550 and dual atom on netbooks ForumCpu restarts again & again ForumHigh end UPS for home destop? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !