Intel Atom Cedar Trail chips benchmarks show modest improvements

Intel Atom Cedar Trail benchmarks

Intel’s Atom processors have never been speed demons. They weren’t meant to be. Instead, these are low power chips designed to offer long battery life and modest performance that’s good enough for basic computing tasks. They’re also designed to be cheap, which is why they’ve been the popular choice for PC companies building low-cost netbooks. […]

Asus unveils Eee PC 1025 series netbooks with next-gen Atom chips

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The Asus Eee PC X101 isn’t the only netbook Asus is showing off at Computex this week. THe company has also unveiled the Eee PC 1025 Series, a line of next-generation 10 inch netbooks which will likely be powered by Intels’ upcoming Atom N2600 and N2800 chips. Asus says the new netbooks will feature Instant […]

Intel Atom N2800 chips may support up to 4GB of RAM

Most Intel Atom chips on the market today support up to 2GB of memory — but most netbooks ship with 1GB of RAM, because that’s the only way to qualify for a low cost Windows 7 Starter license at the moment. But Fudzilla is reporting that there could be a shakeup in the Atom-based notebook […]

Intel Atom N2800 Cedar Trail chips due later this year

It looks like we’ll be able to stop calling Intel’s next-generation netbook chips “Cedar Trail” later this year. Fudzilla reports that the actual model number for the new chip has been uncovered: Meet the Intel Atom N2600 and N2800. The new chips will replace the Atom N4xx and N5xx chips that dominate the netbook space […]