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Notebook processor

All computing devices require a microprocessor, optimized for the particular application. In the case of notebook computers, low power consumption is one of the main characteristics differentiating it from other microprocessors used in personal computing. A notebook processor is a microprocessor optimized for notebook computers.

The notebook processor is becoming an increasing important market segment in the semiconductor industry. Notebook computers are an increasingly popular format of the broader category of mobile computers. The objective of a notebook computer is to provide the performance and functionality of a desktop computer in a portable size and weight. Wireless networking and low power consumption are primary consideration in the choice of a notebook processor.