February 24, 2009

Intel Releases Anti-NVIDIA Ion Document

Intel has released an anti-NVIDIA Ion document titled “Nvidia Ion Competitive Position Guide”. The document presents three key arguments against Ion platform adoption. Intel’s first argument against Ion platform is that it is derived from old MCP79M/NCP7A chipset family and is not newly designed chipset. The second point that Intel makes against Ion is more power consumption and addition of unnecessary cost to system’s Bill of Material. The last argument put forward by Intel is that window of opportunity for Ion is very short as Intel will release Pineview processor lineup in Q4 2009, which will combine Atom processor with graphics core on the same die. Lets debunk the above three point that Intel made against NVIDIA’s Ion platform. Read More

No comments: