Quote Originally Posted by ssam View Post
A8-3500M [1]
2011, quadcore, 35W TDP

atom 330 [2]
2008, dualcore, 8W TDP

maybe an i3 or i5 would be a more fair comparison. performance per watt is pretty important. (unless intel and AMD have vastly different ways of measuring TDP).

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Fusion
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...icroprocessors
A8-3500M + Radeon HD 6620G = 35W
Atom 330 + GeForce 9400M = 20W