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ASUS Eee PC 1201T dumps Atom for AMD Congo

ASUS Eee PC 1201T dumps Atom for AMD Congo

ASUS have pushed out another 12.1-inch ultrathin, and this time they've eschewed Intel in favor of some AMD goodness.  Unlike the 1201HA and 1201N, the ASUS Eee PC 1201T uses AMD's 1.6GHz Congo MV40 processor, along with the RS780MN chipset and ATI Radeon HD3200 graphics; that adds up to 1080p Full HD performance, though it doesn't appear from the spec sheets that ASUS have fitted an HDMI port to the 1201T.

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AMD Congo ultra-thin platform launch imminent

AMD Congo ultra-thin platform launch imminent

Launch details about AMD's upcoming Congo ultra-thin platform have leaked, this time courtesy of talkative notebook manufacturers in leaky old Taiwan.  DigiTimes claims that Congo will now arrive in late October or early November, having missed its original July launch after calls for ultra-thins turned out to be less vocal than expected.  As we've already seen, Congo will include the dual-core Turion Neo X2 L625, Athlon Neo X2 L335/L325 and single-core Athlon Neo MV-40 processors, paired with the AMD M780G chipset.

AMD Congo detailed: dual-core Neo plus Radeon HD 3200 GPU

AMD Congo detailed: dual-core Neo plus Radeon HD 3200 GPU

AMD may have convinced HP to slap their new Congo into the updated dv2 ultraportable, but if you've been waiting to hear a little more about the dual-core chipset then we've some more detail for you.  Targeted at thin-and-light notebooks rather than taking on Intel's Atom N-series chips, Congo is a combination of the new dual-core AMD Neo processor, updated ATI graphics and an improved chipset.

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AMD debut Tigris 2009 Notebook Platform & 2nd-Gen Ultrathin Platform

AMD debut Tigris 2009 Notebook Platform & 2nd-Gen Ultrathin Platform

AMD have revealed their latest attempt to corner the market in notebook hardware, with the launch of the 2009 AMD Mainstream Notebook Platform "Tigris" and the Second-Generation AMD Ultrathin Platform.  Both combine AMD's latest CPUs and ATI-range GPUs, and promise up to 42-percent improved performance in the mainstream range and ultraportables that "visibly outperform" rival systems (such as Intel's CULV, we presume) when it comes to 3D gaming, media processing and more.

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HP dv2 getting dual-core Congo & Athlon 2 CPUs, white option

HP dv2 getting dual-core Congo & Athlon 2 CPUs, white option

We have something of a soft-spot for HP's Pavilion dv2 ultraportable, the 12.1-inch AMD-powered notebook we played with back in April.  Managing to find space for a capacious 500GB hard-drive, 4GB of RAM and a 512MB ATI discrete graphics card, the only potential downside is the ULV processor.

Now HP are preparing at least two new versions of the notebook, together with a new color option.  Of interest to anybody who found the Yukon CPU of the original dv2 underpowered, AMD's dual-core Congo and full Athlon X2 processors are set to hit the notebook; there's also a white version planned.

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ASUS Eee PC 1201T barebones gets $390 sticker

ASUS Eee PC 1201T barebones gets $390 sticker

It's been a long time since we first saw the ASUS Eee PC 1201T, one of the company's rarer AMD Congo MV40 based notebooks, but if you have a spare $389.99 lying around you can pick one up from Newegg now.  The 12.1-inch WXGA ultraportable pairs AMD's 1.6GHz processor with ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics, though you'll need to provide your own OS if you want anything more extravagant than the quick-loading Express Gate interface.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 48 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 48 2009

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving and weren't too shopped out yesterday! If you still have shopping to do for Christmas, we have some seen some cool gear over the last week that might be worth a look. The Sony Ericsson Kurara has been reviewed and the verdict is that the device needs to be cheap to succeed. We reviewed the Nokia Booklet 3G this week. The final verdict was that the machine is underpowered and outperformed by first generation netbooks.

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