Intel added the Atom N570 to its lineup, a new dual-core chip that runs at 1.66GHz. It supports four threads, offers 1MB L2 cache, supports DDR3-667 and has a 8.5W TDP. Systems based on the Atom N570 will ship later this month.
Today, Intel announced the dual-core Intel® Atom™ processor N570, providing netbook users Internet access on the go and a more responsive experience in the same compact form factor and great battery life as single-core Intel Atom processors. Running at 1.66 GHz, these processors support four threads, with 1 MB of L2 cache, 8.5W TDP and DDR3 667, helping spur further innovation around netbooks and other devices requiring the low power goodness of Intel Atom architecture. Systems based on the dual-core Intel Atom processor N570 are on display this week at CeBIT from ASUS, Lenovo and Samsung, and will begin shipping in March.