Acer readies Aspire One D255 with dual-core N550 Atom

By Matthew
Oct 4, 2010
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  1. Acer is preparing to ship its $330 Aspire One D255, putting it among the first netbooks available with Intel's new Atom N550. The 1.5GHz chip is the first dual-core Atom specifically aimed at portable devices, and along with an additional processing core, it packs an extra 1MB of cache that makes for a more "responsive" experience. In fact, last week Acer said the N550 was 50% faster than its predecessor during internal testing, though the company didn't elaborate.

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