December 14, 2009 at 5:23 pm
Intel is set to showcase its upcoming Pine Trail Atom platform at an event this coming Thursday according to The Inquirer. However, this chipset is likely to change in the middle of next year with the addition of DDR3 memory support.
Both the upcoming N450 & N470 Atom Pineview processors will move from a DDR2 to DDR3 memory controller. It will support 667MHz speeds and support two SODIMM memory slots.
In related news, Intel will start production of its 1.83GHz N470 Atom processor in the middle of January. Availability is expected in Q1 2010. The price point is believed to some $20 higher than the 1.66GHz N450 Atom part.