Intel brands Silverthorne family, Menlow platform 'Atom'

Deffree, Suzanne
March 2008
Electronic News;3/10/2008, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that Intel Corp. is explicitly targeting mobile Internet devices with the Atom line. Recently, the company launched the Atom processor and platform brand, replacing its Silverthorne, Diamondville, and Menlow codenames. The Atom family of low-power processors is based on a new microarchitecture designed specifically for small devices and low power, while maintaining the Intel Core 2 Duo instruction set compatibility.


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