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MSI to Launch MacBook Air Competitor with Regular CPU

It looks like the 13.4″ MSI X-Slim X320 won’t be going up against the 13.3″ Apple MacBook Air after all. The MacBook Air has a full (albeit lower voltage) Intel Core 2 Duo powering it, versus the single-core Intel Atom … Continue reading

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Intel to Produce CPU for Thin and Light Laptops

According to CNET sources, Intel will be rolling out a new CPU later this year, targeted towards cheaper laptops that are just above netbooks in specifications, pricing, and size, but below some of the more expensive high-end thin and light … Continue reading

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NVidia Brings GeForce 9400M to Atom Platform

Although they are initially talking about “nettops” (aka desktop versions of netbooks), this is still interesting news. Intel and NVidia are going to work together to help NVidia adapt their MCP79 (9400M) GeForce chipset to the Intel Atom platform. This … Continue reading

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Intel Plans 32nm Atom for Netbooks

Intel is planning on releasing a major upgrade to it’s Atom CPU series sometime in 2010, according to their latest roadmap. It’s dubbed “Medfield” and it will be 32nm, as opposed to the current 45nm Atoms (currently “Diamondville”, “Pineview” in … Continue reading

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Netbook CPUs: ARM, AMD (Conesus/Yukon), Dual-Core Atom

There were several major CPU-related announcements for netbooks released over the past few days, along with some more information about dual-core Atoms and how they might potentially fare in netbooks. ARM is going to use the ARMv7 architecture to make … Continue reading

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