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New Intel 32nm Atom D2500 and D2700 processors destined for nettops

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 | Intel Atom with No Comments »

Intel Cedar Trail Processors

Intel’s next-gen Cedar Trail processors  have finally arrived, but not exactly as expected. The Cedar Trail family is arriving in two waves, with Intel first rolling out the nettop-oriented Atom D2500 and D2700 models, while the N2600 and N2800 nettop chips are expected later on.

The new chips use a  32nm process technology (there are the first 32nm Atoms), the 1.86 GHz D2500 and 2.13 GHz D2700 feature two x86 cores, 4 threads, a built-in DDR3 memory controller, 1MB of L2 cache, DirectX 10.1-supporting integrated graphics, and a TDP of 10W. The Atom D2500 costs $42, while the Atom D2700 is priced at $52 (prices are for 1,000-unit tray quantities).

The Cedar Trail platform is capable of 1080p playback, and features Blu-ray 2.0 support, as well as the Intel Wireless Display, PC Synch and Fast Boot technologies.


SeaMicro SM10000 Atom-based servers updated to Intel Atom N570

Saturday, May 21st, 2011 | Intel Atom with No Comments »

seamicro sm10000 intel atom server

SeaMicro has begun offering the SM10000 server packed with 256 Intel Atom N570 dual core 1.66 GHz chips.  The main benefit of using the Atom processor, the company says, is that the system uses about 75 percent less power than a typical server in its class and takes up less space. The SM10000 takes a nettop-like approach by using low power processors to achieve tasks that are normally handled by chips that are more powerful and more expensive.

Tux-Planet reports that Mozilla recently acquired an SM10000 server to help distribute Firefox 4.

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Intel Launches new D525 Nettop Processor

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 | Intel Atom with No Comments »

Intel Atom D525 Nettop ProcessorNettop Reviews UK reports that Intel will launch a successor to their Intel Atom D510 nettop processor called the D525.  The new chip should offer better performance than it’s predecessor thanks to both a slight bump in speed (up to 1.8GHz) and compatibility with DDR3 memory.  Despite that the new chip is said to have the same 13W TDP rating and, according to Fudzilla, will be shipping sometime in the second quarter — so not too far off. Netbook Choice is also reporting the existence of the chip in a chart from Intel, but that chart pegs it at the same ‘ol 1.6GHz. We’re still inclined to think the 1.8GHz rating is correct, but we won’t be placing any bets until Intel makes things official. We’re just not the betting kind, really.