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AMD Prepping 'Mutated' Hardware for October 9

A flashlight-equipped duo discovers in an engineering lab something "beyond explanation", something "mutated" and "cool". The video ends with what apparently is a secret notebook, but "not a laptop".

The product is not quite as mysterious as it may sound, as the hints match up closely with previous claims made by AMD about its Hondo APU. Hondo and the Hudson M2T FCH (Fusion Controller Hub) will become the Brazos-T platform that is AMD's x86 play to compete, together with Intel's Atom, against a wave of ARM rivals that will become available in Windows RT notebooks. Hondo's primary target in that market will be Nvidia's Tegra 3.

SemiAccurate posted supposed specifications of AMD's platform, which are to receive the commercial names of the Z-60 APU and the A55T FCH. The dual-core CPU will run at 1.0 GHz and integrate a Radeon HD6250 graphics chip at 276 MHz. 

  • DroKing
    6250? No way! Thats even worse than my weak 6450 *smacks head*
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  • spookie
    haha oh no! the acting sucks, geuss they spent it all on R&D :D
    but yea a beter gpu would have been nice. . . .
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  • bobafert
    Wow you have a 6450 in your tablet!?! That thing must be HUGE!
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  • dudewitbow
    DroKing6250? No way! Thats even worse than my weak 6450 *smacks head*the cpu is designed for barebone pc's which are only like the size of a router.
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  • memadmax
    ROFL
    "I see dead people!"
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  • rds1220
    otacon72*Yawn* Hey AMD...come out with something that can challenge anything from Intel...that would be a miracle at this point.
    Exactly what I was thinking. That would be more scary than whatever crap thjey're coing out with now.
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  • echondo
    rds1220Exactly what I was thinking. That would be more scary than whatever crap thjey're coing out with now.otacon72*Yawn* Hey AMD...come out with something that can challenge anything from Intel...that would be a miracle at this point.
    I think you guys want to look for something called Piledriver...
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  • CaedenV
    wow... that video was completely underwhelming. Hopefully the product is decent. Is this an intro for a CPU? GPU? Tablet? Ultrathin?
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  • Thunderfox
    Who would want a WinRT notebook? It's a new platform, so it's not going to be very useful until some software is developed for it. This is tolerable for tablets because they aren't expected to do serious work, but people are going to be expecting that anything that looks like a real computer can be used like one.

    WinRT may have Microsoft money behind it, but it will have the same chicken and egg problem as Linux. Nobody will want it for the desktop because it has no software, and nobody will develop any because nobody uses it for anything other than mobile devices.
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  • A Bad Day
    DroKing6250? No way! Thats even worse than my weak 6450 *smacks head*
    If you even plan on gaming on the 6250, you have problems.

    There's a difference between budget builds and gaming builds.
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