Intel preparing a dual-core Atom N500 processor for netbooks

Intel's latest Atom chip is rumoured to be a low-power portable version of its desktop dual-core processors.

Asus really revolutionized the world when it introduced its first generation of netbooks, the market has grown rapidly since that time and Asus continues to wow us with new netbooks. We’ve now progressed to new processors and bigger screens, blurring the line between netbooks and notebooks. That line is about to get even more blurred, because Intel wants to load netbooks with dual core Atom processors.

There’s word on the street that we should expect to see the new Intel Atom N500 processor at some point in the near future.

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