Intel wants to make hardware speedier and energy-efficient, and it has moved into the server design space to advance that strategy. The chipmaker will soon debut a "rack-scale architecture" to help servers better handle Internet-based workloads as well as a "reference design" blueprint to help PC vendors use its technology to build more efficient systems. In addition, Intel will launch its "Bay Trail" Atom processor, previously designed for tablets. The processor will be used in desktops and convertible and detachable PCs and will offer all-day battery use.
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