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Catch up to what? Where are the specs?This about as useless a press-release as you can find. So they ditch the "Atom" name and call it "Core"? I expect more from Intel,the world's chip leader.

This. I mean look at a mobile i7, then compare it to a ULV 'i7', not similar in performance at all. Its very unlikely that it retains anywhere close to its full performance, and if thats the case, whoop dee doo. Plus this is essentially atom territory, so maybe they are just rebranding atom to i3 for tablets? Wouldnt surprise me.
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Catch up to what? Where are the specs?This about as useless a press-release as you can find. So they ditch the "Atom" name and call it "Core"? I expect more from Intel,the world's chip leader.

I agree some more info would be nice but they have that info in other places. They are definitely are not ditching atom and just calling it core now. Completely different architecture's with haswell obviously being the best there is. Intel is just taking that architecture (Haswell) as long as it can go. No surprise there. For atom they are replacing that with Silvermont which will be much better and from now on mobile/power efficiency will get just as much attention.

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This. I mean look at a mobile i7, then compare it to a ULV 'i7', not similar in performance at all. Its very unlikely that it retains anywhere close to its full performance, and if thats the case, whoop dee doo. Plus this is essentially atom territory, so maybe they are just rebranding atom to i3 for tablets? Wouldnt surprise me.

I agree they should not still call ulv i7's but at the same time that would create more names. Most people know that they can't be the same. Just common sense. If they were the same why not have all ultrabooks. Or why would a much bigger device still be the same as a much smaller form factor.

Anything Core is no where near atom territory.
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