10 Things AMD Needs to Fix Now - Develop an Alternative to Intels Atom

 
 
By Scott Ferguson  |  Posted 2008-04-24 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Develop an Alternative

to Intel's Atom



AMD remains silent on the low-cost PC front that Intel has tackled with its new, low-watt Atom processors. If Intel is correct, this market for low-cost notebooks alone could be worth about $10 billion. AMD should be grabbing at the market, too. One option involves the company's low-volt Geode processors, which would make a good fit but would need technical adjustments to deliver the performance needed for the latest PCs and Internet devices.

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