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HP slip confirms new Intel CPUs, Radeons

updated 12:05 pm EST, Wed December 9, 2009

Intel Arrandale, Clarkdale and Radeon 5x00 seen

A leaked document from HP has confirmed some roadmap details for both Intel and AMD. As part of a plan to update its all-in-one PCs with a new Pavilion model in April, the company says it expects to use dual-core Core i3 and i5 desktop processors and reiterates their key features. The Core i5 will have Turbo Boost to shut down some cores and overclock others and will also have hardware acceleration of AES encryption; Core i3 goes without but is based on the same architecture.

Future TouchSmart 600 PCs, and likely Pavilion notebooks, should get Intel's dual-core mobile Core i5 and i7 processors. These are already known to consume about 35W of power and clock lower than desktop equivalents, but will almost always use Hyperthreading and Turbo Boost and are separated primarily by the amount of L2 cache (peaking at 4MB on i7 parts).

The Engadget tip also has HP's Pavilion and Pavilion Elite towers getting new AMD budget ATI Radeon HD cards. The Radeon HD 5350 is likely one of AMD's least expensive models but will have 1GB of video memory as well as DVI, HDMI and VGA output; it's likely to surface at CES as it has an "MR" date of January 7th. The 5570 wouldn't be unveiled until February 20th but would drop VGA entirely in favor of DisplayPort and carry a very large 2GB of video memory. Its naming scheme also puts it above the 5300 series in overall performance but below the already shipping 5700 series.



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