even the single core atom with hyper threadding in the new orange san-diego phone is on par with performance of the galaxy s3's quad core arm a9.
thing is intel is having a 30% hit in performance due to binary translation. but the next incarnation of atom is said to have a hardware based...
8.8ghz yet its still slower than an i7 running at 4.5ghz.
amd really need to work on thier instructions per clock rather than the clock speed.
looks like amd stole the design plans for pentium 4 and just modded the netburst architecture a little.
this new Clover Trail atom cpu is what im most interested in. its supposed to a whole new architecture using out of order execution. clock for clock this will stomp all over brazos.
also note that current atom cpus already have a lower powerdraw than brazos. atom cpus have MAX TDP of around...