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Acer working on low-wattage AMD K10 based Aspire One netbook

Geneva core with TDP of just 9W
By: Steve Dougherty | Laptops News | Posted: Apr 20, 2010 5:52 am

Acer has more plans for its Aspire One netbook line-up with word that the company is looking to bring out one with a low-wattage AMD processor aboard.


This processor is said to be still in the works and by AMDs standards it has a super low TDP. It is the AMD V105 "Geneva" processor of which is single-core, but its TDP is just 9W! - The chip operates at 1.2GHz and is based on AMD's K10 architecture, so it will have what it takes to provide superior performance to Atom.




The Aspire One 521 netbook itself will include a 10.1-inch screen, support for DDR3 memory, integrated Radeon HD 4225 graphics and Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity as well as WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet. The battery is said to power this netbook for 7 hours.


No word on pricing or availability as yet; we'll keep you posted.



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