It looks like AMD doesn’t plan to sit back while Intel and VIA duke it out over the low-cost laptop market. AVING is reporting that several new computers on display at Computex are powered by an AMD CPU and ATI graphics card.

Honestly, it’s hard to make out much from the garbled translation, but jkkmobile has found at least two models, a low cost computer with an 8.9 inch screen and Linux operating system and a higher performance system with a 7 inch 1280 x 60 pixel touch screen, 1GB of RAM, and a 60GB or 80GB hard drive.

Update: It looks like AMD doesn’t plan to launch a new chip specifically designed for low cost, low power laptops. A spokesperson tells CNet that there are already a number of small, cheap laptops using AMD chips and the company doesn’t see the need to release a new version.



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