Intel details next-generation Atom chip for tablets

Jos

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Intel held a media event in San Francisco today to offer a glimpse at what to expect from future Intel-based Windows 8 tablets, and share details about their next generation Atom processor, codenamed Clover Trail. The company said at least...

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spydercanopus

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What instruction sets will it include? Like what MMX, SSE revisions? I wish all the Intel CPUs had the same set but different clock and memory. It would make performance more predictable for certain applications.

If I'm getting an x86 tablet, I want to be sure I can use it for real work and not have it as a secondary-only device, but possible to replace my tank when I need it to.