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AMD has updated its product roadmap, announcing for the first time that it will be creating ultra-low power (ULP) processors for the tablet market. "We want to hit the volume sweet spots of the industry," said AMD Global Business Units general manager Lisa Su, speaking at the company's Financial Analyst Day in Santa Clara, …


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  1. Chris 228
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    Lots of good news for AMD and it's customers today

    AMD definitely has plans to do it's own thing and it looks good for consumers.

    1. hahnchen

      AMD's issues have never been with their plans

      It's been with their execution, which is notoriously hit and miss.

  2. Anonymous Coward
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    A little sideway thinking...

    Would these new low power APU's make a good NAS + Media box.

    Low power but with plenty of grunt to push data over network, plus a GPU that may just be good enough to push HD content out to a TV.

    Just a thought...

  3. NBCanuck

    "over 30 days battery life" ????

    "So if you think about that, you can take the full Windows 8 capability into an x86 processor in a tablet system that lasts for over 30 days battery life. That is very much within the realm of our capability."

    ...uh, yeah...until you turn the display on.

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