Intel Atom Z550 and Z515 officially launched for mobile devices

Saturday, April 11, 2009 Leave a Comment

Earlier this week Intel celebrated its 1 year anniversary of Atom chips by announcing a new 45nm single core Atom processor part of a new platform codenamed Moorestown. This platform is designed specifically for MID or Mobile Internet Devices.

According to Intel, The Z550 extends the performance of the MID product line to 2 GigaHertz with Intel Hyperthreading technology support, setting a new standard for the highest performance processor in the under-3-watt power envelope. The Z515 incorporates the new Intel Burst Performance Technology (Intel BPT), which enables the processor to run at 1.2 GigaHertz when performance is needed in existing small and sleek MID form factors.

Atom Z550 Specifications:
Speed: 2.0 GHz
Cores: 1
Cache Size: 512 KB
Bus Speed: 533 MHz
Power TDP: 2.4 W
Price: n/a

Atom Z515 Specifications:
Speed: 1.2 GHz
Cores: 1
Cache Size: 512 KB
Bus Speed: 400 MHz
Power TDP: 1.4 W
Price: n/a

[Source: Intel Pressroom]