AMD No Longer Snubbing Netbooks

According to this article on APC, chipmaker AMD is looking to challenge Intel’s dominance in the netbook space. Pat Moorhead, AMD’s vice-president of Advanced Marketing, agrees with us that 8 – 9 hours is the sweet spot for netbook battery life.  Apparently the new chip is designed to reach that goal, and I can’t complain.  Moorhead also feels that the upwards price creep on netbooks is, well, bad.  Dirk Meyer, AMD president and CEO claims that they’re looking to “[push] our solutions both down into smaller form factors and lower notebook price point.” Cross your fingers!  Details on the chip are expected this week. Via CrunchGear

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