Intel Launches Cedar Trail Processors

Intel said that the new CPUs will be available in early 2012 in computers offered by Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo, Samsung, and Toshiba.

Intel claims that Cedar Trail netbooks will achieve up to 10 hours of battery life and consume up to 20 percent less power than its predecessor. The graphics chipset GMA 3600/3650 promises twice the performance of the previous generation platform. New features include WiDi and Wireless Music, which are now integrated in the product.

The N2600 arrives with core frequency of 1.6 to 1.86 GHz and a TDP of less than 3.5 watts. The N2800 features clock speeds of 1.86 to 2.13 GHz and a TDP of less than 6.5 watts. However, Intel did not announce two variants that are already listed in its technical documents, the 1.7 GHz N2650 and the 2.0 GHz N2850.

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  • thesnappyfingers
    amk-aka-PhantomNo chance; not getting anything less than a Pentium G620.


    So in other words you are never getting a netbook?
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  • amk-aka-Phantom
    No chance; not getting anything less than a Pentium G620.
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  • thesnappyfingers
    amk-aka-PhantomNo chance; not getting anything less than a Pentium G620.


    So in other words you are never getting a netbook?
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  • CaedenV
    half the wattage with double the GPU of the previous generation, now we are talking! Now if only Intel could make a chipset that used less power than the CPU we might get somewhere...


    I have used an atom netbook for almost 2 years now and (after installing a 2nd GB of Ram) my only complaint is the aweful gpu on the thing. I mean, I understand a netbook not being able to do HD video (the screen resolution wont even properly display it), but the thing has the hardest time even playing back normal video if it has any sort of compression (and what dosnt these days?), and God help you if there is any flash video lol, sure it will do it, but it really has a rough time of it. I think these improvements will really help. And getting 5 hours on my netbook is great, 10 hours would be really unbelievable.
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