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NVIDIA Ion Platform Energizes Atom Into A Premium PC Experience

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NVIDIA is poised to energize the PC market by transforming Atom PCs into a premium experience found today in higher priced laptops and desktops. NVIDIA will supercharge the fastest-growing segments of the PC market – netbooks, small form factor and all-in-one PCs – by enabling these products to play rich media and popular games in high definition. At the same time, the Ion Platform will create new and exciting premium PCs that fit in the palm of your hand.

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schweet .... atom cpu's look even more attractive now.
 
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So that's the PC that will fit inside my computOr?

the GeForce 9400 GPU delivers up to ten times the graphics performance, plays full-spec 1080p high definition video, supports the full Windows Vista user interface and the upcoming Windows 7, and runs popular PC games such as Call of Duty 4
I agree the GF9400 can do playable COD4, but what about the Atom CPU?
 

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So that's the PC that will fit inside my computOr?


I agree the GF9400 can do playable COD4, but what about the Atom CPU?
Thats what I have been asking myself. I know the the 9400 is a decent GPU, and I would be happy to get a netbook with one of those in it over the "standard" GMA 950. But your statement holds true, what about the Atom, now I don't know much about the Atom, but from the little I have been told, its not very good for more powerful apps/games, or for having more than one program running, not to mention the lack of threading and single core.
 
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new atoms are dual core and HT
 

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I believe the dual core Atom would be able to handle some low end gaming. The single core with HT should be able to handle some of the older FPS games, I wouldn't run Crysis on one, but some of the older ones would probably run just fine. The dual core should do even better.

I was under the understanding that intel was not allowing companies to put the dual core atoms in netbooks.

As stated in, http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-10047071-64.html
One sentance below that:

computer makers will do with the chip as they please
Intel is allowing companies to do whatever they want.
 

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Will Nvidia make it by themselves or sold as a reference board/chipset like their own GPU?
 

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The Asus N10's have an Atom and a 9300m in them. People have to overclock the Atom 'cause it bottlenecks even that gpu. When OCed to 2.0GHz, I hear it peforms decently though.
 
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which atom?
 
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Thin, network boot clients. Mmmmm, network administration dreams........
 

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Sweet, I'm glad to see that this will be the true Pocket PC.

There are already so may applications that this is great for!
 

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I might actually buy one of these if they ship with the dual core Atoms. It would be great for an HTPC/netbox.
 
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Last I heard, Intel wasn't allowing nV to make a chipset or the like for the Atom. So has this changed now?