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AMD superslim .. is what I'd call AMD's new crop of notebooks coming out this year and based on trinity. (AMD calls it ultrathin).

For a sampling of what trinity can do: watch this <<

source: time.techland <<
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At AMD’s meeting room, Leslie Sobon, the company’s vice president of global product and outbound marketing, showed me a prototype by Compal–the Taiwanese company that manufactures laptops for many major brands–but wouldn’t let me take pictures of it. The laptop was a respectable 0.71 inches thick. And although it was definitely heavier than many of the Ultrabooks I’ve played with at the show, the kicker is the price: AMD is targeting $500 for laptops like this once device makers start producing them.

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$500 for a Trinity laptop......SCORE!!! biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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Just bought my mom an AMD laptop for Christmas. $400 for A6-3400(quad @ 2.2GHz) w/ 4GB DDR3. AMD has the notebooks down already, looks like they're getting even better!
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$500 for a Trinity laptop......SCORE!!! biggrin.gifthumb.gif

Yep, I'd be down for that. I could pony up a bit and get something nice for college that can actually run light games as opposed to going the cheapo netbook route and getting something that has about as much power as my phone
    
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if the recent information about trinity is right then you can probably do a bit more then Light gaming could probably do moderate gaming biggrin.gif
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I see they are not going for the usual method of more cores.
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I am LOVING these new Trinity laptops already! biggrin.gif
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I see they are not going for the usual method of more cores.

Because they realised more cores doesn't appeal to people right now. well the smart ones anyway which is like 80% of us.
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Gaming laptops finally cheap biggrin.gif
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This is all nice, but it makes me feel crappy about having an AMD C-50 netbook. Things are getting SO MUCH better.
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