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Old 03-28-2008, 07:47 AM   #181
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Originally Posted by Qliveur
Sounds like a good idea for a gaming laptop.
funnily enough, the trade off between high performance and energy efficiency is something has been at the core of mobile CPU/CPU design.

Intel got back ontop when they threw out the pipeline heavy netburst architecture and applied their mobile tech design(Pentium M) to develop their Core series.

In the same breath, it can also be said that AMDs mobile equivalent(Turion) are a renowned cool, green and quiet peformer.

Looking at both Intel and AMDs roadmaps, there is more of a convergence between desktop and mobile platforms than has been previously.

The R&D challenges mobile CPU designers face are starting to parallel in deskie functionality and cost effectiveness demands more kit be crammed onto the same pcb space!


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