Intel’s next generation ‘Cedar Trail’ 32nm Atom platform detailed
Intel has detailed the anticipated successor of the ‘Pine Trail’ platform for netbooks and all-in-one PCs. The next-generation Atom platform, code named Cedar Trail is expected to be launched in the forth quarter of 2011.
The new platform feature dual-core design with processing cores and the GPU are on the same die, based on 32nm fabrication process, also includes NM10 chipset (used in Pine Trail), built-in DDR3 memory controller and will offer increased operating frequencies for better performance, while the TDP will be lower than the current GPUs.
The first two models, called D2500 and D2700 are clocked at 1.86 GHz and 2.13 GHz respectively, have integrated graphics core that supports DirectX 10.1 API and offer HD decoding and Blu-Ray 2.0 support. There will be and more display options like DisplayPort 1.1, HDMI 1.3a, LVDS, VGA and the IGP will support two displays simultaneously.