Report: Intel Announcing New Atoms in Dec.

We've been looking at netbooks and nettops based off of the Intel Atom N270 et al for a very long time, but soon there will be new chips to replace the old.

X-bit labs claims to have information pointing to a December 21 announcement for devices that will launch January 4, just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show.

The report goes on to state that Intel is planning for a quick transition from the old chips over to the new platform, which will feature faster performance and an integrated graphics core.

While much of this is still floating around in speculation space, the new parts are expected to line up as follows:

  • - Intel Atom N450: single-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 512KB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $63 price-point;
  • - Intel Atom D510: dual-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 1MB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $63 price-point;
  • - Intel Atom D410: single-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 512KB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $43 price-point;
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  • awaken688
    Am I missing something?

    Quote:
    - Intel Atom N450: single-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 512KB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $63 price-point;
    - Intel Atom D510: dual-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 1MB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $63 price-point;
    - Intel Atom D410: single-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 512KB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $43 price-point;


    The D410 and N450 look identical minus price. Is there a typo in there?
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  • El_Capitan
    In the age of 6 core CPU's, the latest news is about single-core (and dual-core) with Hyper-Threading support for 1.66 GHz CPU's. Actually, dual-cores with Hyper-Threading support is an interesting concept, but why just for the Atom?
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  • rooket
    Atoms are slow but if the Sony X cost half what it does I would buy one anyway. Pretty nice little kit. But for $1200 um, it isn't an i7 :)
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  • awaken688
    Am I missing something?

    Quote:
    - Intel Atom N450: single-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 512KB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $63 price-point;
    - Intel Atom D510: dual-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 1MB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $63 price-point;
    - Intel Atom D410: single-core with Hyper-Threading support, 1.66 GHz, 512KB cache, x86-64, BGA437 package, $43 price-point;


    The D410 and N450 look identical minus price. Is there a typo in there?
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