Intel Plans “Fast” Transition to Next-Generation Atom Platform

Intel to Reveal More Details About Pine Trail Platform on December 21

by Anton Shilov
11/07/2009 | 01:31 PM

Intel Corp. will reveal more details about its next-generation Intel Atom platform for netbooks and nettops on the 21st of December ’09 and computers makers will launch actual systems powered by Intel Atom N450 and derivatives on the 4th of January 2010, just in time to show them on the Consumer Electronics Show.

“Intel is planning for a fast transition to Pine Trail. To generate excitement for the platform ahead of launch, Intel is planning a press release in late December publicly disclosing the details of the platform,” an Intel document seen by X-bit labs reads.

 

Intel Pine Trail platform includes next-generation Atom “Pineview” processor with improved performance, integrated graphics core, built-in DDR2 memory controller, x86-64 capability, a new core-logic set as well as a Broadcom video decoding processor

According to sources close to Intel, there will be several next-gen Atom “Pineview”chips for netbooks and nettops unveiled:

Intel did not comment on the news-story.