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AMD's Hondo Z-Series APU To Challenge Intel's Atom  - PCSTATS.com AMD's Hondo Z-Series APU To Challenge Intel's Atom
Wed, Oct 10 2012 | 4:48PM | Filed under: CPU / Processors| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF

AMD is launching its first tablet-optimized APU today, in a bid to challenge Intel's de facto dominance of the Windows 8 tablet market. Dubbed Hondo, the new Z-60 draws less power than any Brazos-based part AMD has launched before. Some of you may remember that AMD launched a tablet processor last year, but the Z-01 -- codenamed Desna -- was an ordinary Brazos core that binned well enough to run within a lower power envelope. It was more a proof-of-concept chip, meant to demonstrate that AMD could, and would, compete in the tablet market. Hondo, in contrast, is a new spin on the original Brazos design...

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