AMD is said to be launching the Geode LX 900 CPU with a clock speed of 667MHz in an attempt to boost its share in the UMPC market, where competitors Intel and VIA are already selling processors with clock speeds of 1GHz or above. AMD will replace the 500MHz Geode LX 800 with LX 900, but they did not indicate a timeframe for the launch. AMD has launched the CS5536 chipset for its UMPC platform, and market sources revealed that the prices for an AMD UMPC processor plus chipset are below US$ 40.

AMD is said to be launching the Geode LX 900 CPU with a clock speed of 667MHz in an attempt to boost its share in the UMPC market, where competitors Intel and VIA are already selling processors with clock speeds of 1GHz or above. AMD will replace the 500MHz Geode LX 800 with LX 900, but they did not indicate a timeframe for the launch. AMD has launched the CS5536 chipset for its UMPC platform, and market sources revealed that the prices for an AMD UMPC processor plus chipset are below US$ 40.