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Intel Atom Processor in Bloodhound SSC Car

Intel Corporation is a technology company, and the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue.It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers.

Intel’s motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphic chips, embedded processors, and other devices related to communications and computing can be found inside everything from netbooks to smartphones.But now 7 of the ubiquitous chips have been spotted inside the Bloodhound SSC, a jet and rocket-powered supersonic car expected to break the 1,000 mph barrier.

At the heart of the Bloodhound design are Atom-powered advanced engine controls and driver information displays that provide vital information to the driver about the condition of vehicle and performance.


According to the Bloodhound Project, a constant flow of information is required to safely the navigate the vehicle, as drivers are expected to run through a wide speed range while keeping the same load on all four wheels.

Additional Bloodhound specs include:

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Wheelbase – 8.9 meters
* Overall length – 12.8 meters
* Car mass – 6,422 kg
* Turning circle – 120 meters
* Maximum height – 2808 mm
* Fuel capacity – 500 liters
* Thrust EJ200 – 20,000 lbs
* Thrust rocket – 25,000 lbs

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