Advanced Micro Devices has announced its answer to Intel's tablet chip, just as Windows 8 devices are about to flood the market.
AMD's Z-60 chip is being marketed as a chip for the "performance tablet" segment.
Translation: it's packing high-performance graphics silicon, which boasts 80 Radeon graphics cores, with the graphics processing unit (GPU) rated at a speed of 275MHz (see chart below).
Its two central processing unit (CPU) cores are rated at 1GHz.
The chip can be squeezed into designs as thin as 10mm, AMD said in a statement.
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