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AMD Delivers Groundbreaking Platform for Ultrathin Notebooks

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AMD today announced the availability of the AMD platform for ultrathin notebooks, enabling exceedingly thin and light OEM designs with rich entertainment capabilities at an affordable price. Previously codenamed “Yukon,” the platform is based on the new AMD Athlon Neo processor, ATI Radeon X1250 integrated graphics and optional ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410 discrete graphics and brings true HD entertainment1 to a new category of stylish notebook PCs. The AMD platform debuts within the HP Pavilion dv2 Entertainment Notebook PC ultrathin notebook, which measures less than one-inch thick and weighs less than four pounds. The HP Pavilion dv2 also comes equipped with a 12.1-inch diagonal LED BrightView display, nearly full-size keyboard, and optional external optical disc drive with Blu-ray capability.

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wow. This is going to send earthquakes through the industry.

Oh wait. Havent nVidia and the new apple macbooks already broken this ground!? :nutkick:
 
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how did this stay so silent for so long?
 
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It wasn't silent, but it was under the radar. I remember reading about AMD's Neo about five months ago.
 

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Nice.

Bta - do you have any total watt consumption numbers? may be that will give some info on the battery life.
 

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I remember now we had this discussion here right?
1.6Ghz... 512KB cache... Yes, this sounds fairly similar. Is this the low-power K8 refresh that came around a few months back??
 
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mmm, i think it would make some good competition for intels atom