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Intel’s Atom is underwhelming no more: New chip packs 16 cores

Intel’s Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.
The latest Atom C3000 chips announced on Tuesday have up to 16 cores and are more sophisticated than ever. The chips are made for storage arrays, networking equipment, and internet of things devices.[ Further reading: Intel looks to modernize data centers with new Xeon server chips ]

The new chips have features found mostly in server chips, including networking, virtualization, and error correction features.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here


 

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