[Arm-netbook] Intel small computer

Justin Cormack justin at specialbusservice.com
Tue May 1 22:39:33 BST 2012

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 10:22 PM, lkcl luke <luke.leighton at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Tsvetan Usunov - OLIMEX Ltd
> <usunov at olimex.com> wrote:
> >
> http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/127903-watch-out-raspberry-pi-intel-unveils-ultra-small-next-unit-of-computing-pc
> >
> > although $100 and need FAN to cool the processor so I guess it's about
> > 15-20W power hungry
>  yeahh... and still doesn't have coreboot support [no intel CPU does,
> afaik].   it's going to be only when the 28nm low-power CPUs come in
> that intel will stand a chance.
>  my take on this is that it has to be deliberate by intel: they _must_
> surely be able to produce a sub-1W x86 CPU, with all their
> resources??? which is probably the problem: they realise that they
> would wipe the floor clean in the entire market, and would get
> referred automatically to the monopolies and mergers commission.
They have got a sub 1W CPU now, it just is not this one.


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