Atom successor leaked at CES
At the CES in Las Vegas, Asus displayed the new Eee PC 1004DN, which doesn't just have an internal DVD writer, but also new Atom processor with a GN40 chipset.
The Atom N280 is said to be the successor of the N270 and is supposed to have an increased FSB of 166 MHz. Further specifications are not available yet. For comparison: Intel's single-core N270 runs with 1.6 GHz and 133 MHz FSB, the TDP is 2.5 watts.
EAnother difference can be seen in matters of the chipset, which has been called GN40 at the Asus booth. Fudzilla thinks it to be possible that will go back to a single chip chipset design in order to reduce production costs. The pictures of the Asus Eee PC 1004DN from Netbooknews and Engadget can be found in our gallery.