Wednesday 21 November 2012

Intel to bring quad-core Atom processor for tablets by 2014

Intel plans to bring smaller, powerful quad-core Atom processors.

Intel plans to continue venturing out in mobile processor segment for the tablets with the next generation Atom. The next generation Intel Atom mobile processor will bring quad-core powered mobile processor for the tablets. This next generation Intel Atom processors has been codenamed as Bay Trail-T platform and the processors under this platform have been codenamed as Valleyview-T, reported MobileGeeks.

This new platform will comprise of a 22nm manufacturing process made processor dubbed as Valleyview-T. Meant specifically for the tablets, the Bay Trail-T is the successor to the Clover Trail platform targeted at the Windows and Android based tablets.

The upcoming Bay Trail-T platform will bring quad-core Valleyview-T mobile processors which can be clocked up to 2.1 GHz. This platform will be able to support higher memory capacities and also offer more memory bandwidth.

Bay Trail-T promises over three times the graphics performance compared to the Clover Trail platform. Intel will be using the Generation 7 graphics chip which will support full HD, 3D and will also support DirectX 11 - that brings loads of PC games automatically on board with the Windows 8 Pro based tablets.

The new graphics chip will also be able to power high resolutions such as 2560x1600 based displays. The tablets running the Bay Trail-T platform will offer relative less stand-by time but promises battery life of over 11 hours.

Intel Valleyview-T processors are expected to arrive only by early 2014 and by then the competition would have already introduced relatively competitive mobile platforms.

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