Posted innofollow

Netbook popularity could hurt notebook sales after all?

Industry insiders have tried to spin the growth of netbooks as a way to grow the overall market for notebooks – and consequently make more money for companies like Intel, Acer, Asus, and HP. But there may be another side to the story: Netbooks are cheaper than notebooks and they typically have lower profit margins. […]

Posted inNews

AMD Athlon 64 2000+ bests the the Intel Atom – just not for netbooks

The folks over at Tom’s Hardware decided to cut through a bit of the buzz over Intel’s latest low-power CPU by comparing the Atom with a much older AMD Athlon 64 2000+ processor. The results? You can underclock the Athlon CPU a bit and get better performance and lower power consumption than you’d get from […]