System on a Chip (SOC) is a system where all the components of a computer are put on a single chip. Hence the size of a computing device is vastly reduced as all the devices necessary for the working of the device are planted on one single chip.
Microsoft claims that the next version of windows will be the first OS powered by the ARM architecture. Announcing the use of SOC technology in the next range of Microsoft Releases Steve Balmer stated “This announcement is really all about enabling a new class of hardware and new silicon partners for Windows, to bring the widest possible range of form factors to the market,” He also said at the press conference at CES 2011 that SOC will meet all consumer requirements including long battery life and a rich media experience with great reduction in the size of these computing devices.
At the CES 2011 AMD showed its new range of SOC based AMD FUSION family of Accelerated Processing Units for its next range of Netbooks. AMD stated that a single die design incorporates a multi core CPU, a DirectX11 capable graphics and a high speed bus system. The AMP press report says “these APUs are designed to vastly improve today’s Internet, video processing and playback, and gaming (client and online) experiences.” Zacate and Ontario are the first microprocessors in this series and they will be sonn available in the first half of 2011. Zacate is said to be for notebooks and Ontario is for powering netbooks and like.
Microsoft is riding on the success expected from these super powered and ultra thin processors. The Windows 8 OS in partnership with SOC architecture powered by its industry partners would revolutionize our computing experience by totally redefining what we do with such a device, because first with placing all components on a single silicon chip would greatly reduce power usage thus giving enhanced battery life and also giving us the option of unlimited function ability of a device without the limitation of switching it off and on, plus the enhanced computing experience will mean more multi tasking, great and rich media experience and superb gaming. The SOC concept riding on innovation and technology fuelled and powered by AMD and Intel will truly re write the way we see our computers and tablets.

System on a Chip (SOC) is a system where all the components of a computer are put on a single chip. Hence the size of a computing device is vastly reduced as all the devices necessary for the working of the device are planted on one single chip.
Microsoft claims that the next version of windows will be the first OS powered by the ARM architecture. Announcing the use of SOC technology in the next range of Microsoft Releases Steve Balmer stated “This announcement is really all about enabling a new class of hardware and new silicon partners for Windows, to bring the widest possible range of form factors to the market,” He also said at the press conference at CES 2011 that SOC will meet all consumer requirements including long battery life and a rich media experience with great reduction in the size of these computing devices.
At the CES 2011 AMD showed its new range of SOC based AMD FUSION family of Accelerated Processing Units for its next range of Netbooks. AMD stated that a single die design incorporates a multi core CPU, a DirectX11 capable graphics and a high speed bus system. The AMP press report says “these APUs are designed to vastly improve today’s Internet, video processing and playback, and gaming (client and online) experiences.” Zacate and Ontario are the first microprocessors in this series and they will be sonn available in the first half of 2011. Zacate is said to be for notebooks and Ontario is for powering netbooks and like.
Microsoft is riding on the success expected from these super powered and ultra thin processors. The Windows 8 OS in partnership with SOC architecture powered by its industry partners would revolutionize our computing experience by totally redefining what we do with such a device, because first with placing all components on a single silicon chip would greatly reduce power usage thus giving enhanced battery life and also giving us the option of unlimited function ability of a device without the limitation of switching it off and on, plus the enhanced computing experience will mean more multi tasking, great and rich media experience and superb gaming. The SOC concept riding on innovation and technology fuelled and powered by AMD and Intel will truly re write the way we see our computers and tablets.