Intel's 32nm Medfield handset chip benchmarked early

Matthew

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Fresh specifications and performance figures for Intel's upcoming handset platform have slipped out this week. Codenamed Medfield, the Atom-branded system-on-a-chip is expected to challenge ARM's grip on the mobile segment…

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KG363

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You said how much power this chip consumes and that it won't beat ARM's, but what do ARM chips consume?
 

Leeky

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Its hard to really say what the ARM chips will consume as they're not yet in production. ARM generally trump Intel on power consumption anyway, so its usually a forgone conclusion. That said, it is important to wait for official benchmark data rather than just idly assume one is better than the other.