Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Jun 2013 22:08 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Several Android tablets running on Intel Clover Trail+ Atom processors broke cover at Computex Taiwan. Intel's dual-core, 1.6GHz Atom Z5260 is fueling a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet, as well as Asus's 6-inch Fonepad Note and 10-inch MemoPad FHD10 tablets, while Asus also unveiled a hybrid 11.6-inch Transformer Book Trio, combining an Android slate based on a 2GHz dual-core Atom Z2580 with a keyboard dock running Windows 8 on an Intel Haswell processor."
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RE: Comment by lucas_maximus
by Kivada on Wed 5th Jun 2013 08:26 UTC in reply to "Comment by lucas_maximus"
Kivada
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2010-07-07

Nah, WereCatf is right. The SSS only helps in program loading and battery life.

Your laptop likely had a 4200 RPM drive which have always been slow as hell, thus the CPU would be sitting around idling while the painfully slow HDD located and loaded the data.

You'd have also seen a sizable performance increase in swapping to a 7200RPM drive. Not as much as the SSD, but still quite noticeable in human time.

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