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CPU

The NVIDIA Tegra APX2600 processor.

The APX2600 features an ARM11 600 MHz core.

NVIDIA bills this as a "computer-on-a-chip." The Tegra integrates the CPU, GPU, northbridge, southbridge and memory controller into a single package.

Images by iFixit, used by permission

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.