Prices and launch date of 32nm Atom CPUs
Today Fudzilla published prices and approximate launch date of first 32nm Atom processors. As you may know, these Atom CPUs are part of Intel Cedar Trail platform, which includes "Cedarview-D" chips, aimed at nettops and ultra-low power desktops, and "Cedarview-M" microprocessors for netbooks and other mobile devices.
Two planned Cedarview-D processors are D2500 and D2700. These dual-core Atoms are clocked at 1.86 GHz and 2.13 GHz respectively, and they fit into 10 Watt power envelope. In addition to higher clock rate, the D2700 also has HyperThreading enabled, and it's priced at $52. Intel D2500 is priced at $42.
Two Cedarview-M CPUs, Atom N2600 and N2800, trade performance for lower power consumption. The N2600 with 1.6 GHz core frequency has 3.5 Watt Thermal Design Power, and it's price is $42. Faster N2800 1.86GHz part has higher 6.5 Watt TDP, and it is $5 more expensive than the N2600. For comparison, official price of current production dual-core Atom models for netbook market is $86, i.e. almost twice higher. Once released, cheaper Atom components should result in noticeable price drop of new netbooks, which may revive netbook sales this Christmas.
All four Cedar Trail models will be available in September 2011. Please see the table below for brief specifications of Cedar Trail Atom processors:
Dec 01: Intel Atom N2600 and N2800 will be available in December
Nov 26: Atom N2600 and N2800 CPUs delayed; Atom N2100 spotted
Sep 26: Intel launches D2500 and D2700 Atom CPUs
Sep 02: Bits and pieces: Mobile Celerons discontinued, Llano specifications
Aug 29: First benchmarks of Atom CedarView-M CPUs
May 04: Intel 32nm Cedar Trail Atom CPUs to launch in Q4 2011
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