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Intel has confirmed that its next-generation Atom processor, code-named Pineview, will include an on-chip memory controller and an integrated graphics processor. Echoing a processor roapmap leaked to the press in February, the company told reporters this morning that Pineview would arrive "in the second half of the year" as part …

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Rivers

"But it's unclear why Pine Trail is two words and Pineview is only one word"

I think they name them after rivers in northern California.

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Pineview

Popular name for nursing homes....

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HD

If the GPU is still not up to providing HD resolution video playback then I'm not interested.

This sounds like a way to kill the AMD ion in its cradle. Or at least force ion purchasers into buying an redundant intel gpu with every system.

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Naming convention

I think they are named after rivers but not just in Northern California. The Nehalem, for example, is in Oregon.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nehalem_River

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