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AMD attacks the chromoboys

An unexpected and surprising step - we get new-old Excavator processors designed to be used by computers Basic and inexpensive with Google's operating system

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It's a big doubt if anyone has a That misses the era of Bulldozer architecture and its derivatives, which severely compromised the chip developer's competitiveness at all levels of the processor market and brought it to the brink of collapse - but that doesn't stop the company from recruiting the old architecture into direct battle with Intel's atomic processors, as well as with processors , In the framework of an interesting onslaught on the category of computers - BONE.

The Stoney Ridge family, the latest In the E- For the mobile market, it started somewhere in mid-2016 and got the latest models in the middle of last year - but now on 2019, it will continue to be relevant for the most basic laptops with a new pair of models equipped with a single Excavator V2 single-core processor and GCN core 1.2 Graphic Built-in 192 Execution Units.

New Year - Old (very)

The model names are A4-9120C and A6-9220C, with the letter C signaling their purpose for Google's cloud-based operating system and should avoid confusion between them and older models, and their differences are not material but amount to possible operating frequencies - Declare a tens of percent advantage in performing basic functions such as browsing or editing images in relation to Pentium and Celeron mobile processors . Not bad at all, considering that those from the Red camp are based on a production process at 28 nm and those from home Enjoying a much more modern manufacturing process .

Is the previous incarnation remnants of Will challenge modern atomic processors? The Red camp is convinced that the answer is positive

Eyser and HP are a pair of wasteful manufacturers who have opted to adopt the fresh A4 and A6 processors into their Chromebooks - with the Eyser Chromebook 315 being the one that stands out as positive here with the 15.6p IPS-sized 1080p resolution, DDRXNX memory Of 4GB, 4GB internal storage, 32ac Wi-Fi connectivity, and 802.11 kilogram weight at an official price of only 1.7 dollars (about NIS 280 in direct conversion), which is significantly better than similar x1,025 processor based hardware prices. the mother The company's comeback in the mobile market Will start from below, from the most popular models that can be described in 2019? Let's tell what you think about the reactions.

In the meantime, there are a couple of manufacturers that will bring chromobox based To the market next month - and in the near future they will be joined by a few more names


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