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Intel has confirmed that its next-generation Atom processor, code-named Pineview, will include an on-chip memory controller and an integrated graphics processor. Echoing a processor roapmap leaked to the press in February, the company told reporters this morning that Pineview would arrive "in the second half of the year" as …

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  1. Andrew Tyler

    Rivers

    "But it's unclear why Pine Trail is two words and Pineview is only one word"

    I think they name them after rivers in northern California.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Heart

    Pineview

    Popular name for nursing homes....

  3. Goat Jam

    HD

    If the GPU is still not up to providing HD resolution video playback then I'm not interested.

    This sounds like a way to kill the AMD ion in its cradle. Or at least force ion purchasers into buying an redundant intel gpu with every system.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Naming convention

    I think they are named after rivers but not just in Northern California. The Nehalem, for example, is in Oregon.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nehalem_River

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