Intel to kill Atom brand for desktop?

Posted on Friday, Jul 12 2013 @ 10:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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FUD Zill writes Intel plans to cease using the Atom brand for desktop processors. The site says upcoming BGA-based desktop SoCs based on the Bay Trail D platform will receive a Celeron name tag.
The list of processors includes the Celeron J1750 that is set to replace the D2550 Atom BGA Cedar View Atom as well as Celeron J1850 that should replace Celeron Sandy Bridge based 847 and 807 processors. The Pentium branded J2850 should be faster than Celeron 1007U based on the Ivy Bridge architecture and both of these Bay Trail D based BGA parts are coming in Q4 2013. At this time we expect to see the mobile version of Bay Trail as well.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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