Featured Articles

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

Intel's 5th Core processor family, codenamed Broadwell, will launch in three lines for the mobile segment. We are talking about upcoming…

More...
Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Google's Chromebook OS should be updating automatically every six weeks, but Intel doesn't come close with its hardware refresh schedule.

More...
New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

Rumours involving upcoming Nexus devices are nothing uncommon, but this year there is a fair bit of confusion, especially on the…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 09:31

AMD’s 40nm Hondo almost ready

Written by Fuad Abazovic

Fits Windows 8 just fine

We got word that AMD is preparing to talk about a rather interesting processor around IDF 2012.

The Intel Developer Forum this year kits off on September 11 and AMD plans to snag a few journalists and show them parts like Trinity desktop parts and the rest of the Virgo platform, next generation Vishera AMD FX cores, but the new Hondo 40nm processor could be the most interesting part AMD has to show off.

Hondo was confirmed in AMD’s official roadmap a while ago and made an appearance back in February, at an official analyst day presentation. Hondo is a 40nm APU stuck at 4.5W TDP and one or two cores deepening on design.

It was said before that Hondo can run Windows 8 just fine and its purpose is to make affordable systems and run against Windows RT competition. Hondo is a first generation ultra-low power APU and it should get replaced by Tamesh, a second generation ultra-power part that should debut in 2013 at 28nm.

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments