Advanced Micro Devices next year will field its "Mullins" processor for tablet computers, a chip that needs only 2 watts to operate. AMD's Mark Papermaster said the product would offer 139% better "productivity performance per watt" than the preceding "Temash" tablet processors. At its APU13 conference in San Jose, Calif., AMD also offered a product roadmap for low-power, more secure accelerated processing units.

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