Intel Atom 230 1.6GHz Socket 441




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By TechRadar on 90

The much-anticipated Atom is a fairly incredible low-power, low-profile chip, coolly redefining what sub-notebooks and basic web PCs are capable of. Potentially, it also redefines small, silent media centre systems too. Well get to that in a minute,...

By RegHardware on 55

You can build an incredibly small and cheap PC around the D945GCLF, but the Atom CPU is a severe disappointment on the desktop as it doesn’t have the grunt to do any useful work. The bizarre form-factor and layout of the I/O panel also reduce the...

By PC Pro on 100

With so many processors already on the market, you'd be forgiven for wondering why there's such a fuss about this one. The answer is that the Intel Atom (formerly known by the codename "Silverthorne") is a whole new type of processor - a tiny,...

By Tom's Hardware on

The results of our comparison between Intel’s Atom 230 and a Core 2 Duo E7200 with an efficient G31 platform were interesting, to say the least. We learned several things, which should be taken into consideration before purchasing a low-cost or...

By Digital-Daily on

In our view, processors of the Z series (Silverthorne) combined with chipsets of the U series is a big leap forward in the area of mobile devices. Their low power consumption will make it possible to provide a long operation without re-charging, and...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Intel’s Atom processor is currently the subject of much discussion. It’s positioned as an energy saving wonder, but also designed to act as an all-purpose solution. The processor gets away from complex architectures and large level two...

International Review By Tom's Hardware on

Intels Atom-Prozessor ist derzeit in aller Munde. Muss er doch vor allem zum Thema Energiesparen herhalten und teilweise als Allzwecklösung fungieren. Getreu dem Motto: Weg von der komplexen Architektur und den großen Zwischenspeichern...