The AMD Athlon(TM) 64 Fx-55 Processor Reigns As Best Desktop Processor Of 2004

Subject: Processors | January 27, 2005 - 10:53 PM |
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SUNNYVALE, CA -- January 25, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that high-tech market research firm In-Stat selected the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-55 processor as best desktop processor of 2004. In-Stat Microprocessor Report recognized the AMD Athlon 64 FX processor for its superior performance, feature-rich architecture, support for 32- and 64-bit capability and Enhanced Virus Protection.

Source: AMD

VIA Dual C7 Processor Mini ITX Picture

Subject: Processors | January 22, 2005 - 01:37 PM |
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At a VIA event we are at, I got a picture of the first dual processor mini ITX board featuring C7 processors.  Take a look at this:



Edit: Just back from lunch, so here are some more details for you.  The picture above shows the two C7 processors, and they are the two small chips underneath the ATX power connector.  The two larger chips are the north and south bridge chipsets.  This has a lot of implications for SFF computing, as well as for the s

AMD Executive Elected President of the HyperTransport(TM) Technology Consortium

Subject: Processors | January 17, 2005 - 06:25 PM |
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SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 17, 2005 — The HyperTransport™ Technology

Consortium, a nonprofit industry organization that manages and promotes low-latency

HyperTransport technology, today announced the election of David Rich, Director of Business

Development and Support, Boston Design Center at AMD, as President of the Consortium,

reporting to the Consortium's Board of Directors. Mr.

Source: AMD

AMD Promotes New AMD Holographic Label And Security Features

Subject: Processors | January 10, 2005 - 09:51 AM |
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 SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- January 10, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced an educational campaign focused on the security features of AMD boxed processors (also known as Processor-in-a-Box, or PIB) in order to help ensure high customer satisfaction. By promoting a newly designed AMD holographic label using one of the most secure authentication technologies available, AMD is committed to helping customers more easily authenticate AMD PIB products.

Source: AMD

Amd Kicks Off New Year With Mobile Performance Personified

Subject: Processors | January 10, 2005 - 09:35 AM |
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 SUNNYVALE, CALIF. - January 10, 2005 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that it will usher in a new era in mobile computing. AMD Turion(tm) 64 mobile technology was unveiled by six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at an AMD event at the International CES 2005 show in Las Vegas.
Source: AMD

AMD64 Processors Power Digital Home

Subject: Processors | January 9, 2005 - 11:42 AM |
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 SUNNYVALE, CALF. -- January 5, 2005 --Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced support for the upcoming DivX Connected Certification Program from DivXNetworks, Inc. The DivX Connected Program is a comprehensive technology initiative that connects digital media from the PC to consumer electronics products throughout the home.

Source: AMD

AMD, IBM Announce Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Breakthrough

Subject: Processors | December 16, 2004 - 05:20 PM |
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SUNNYVALE, CA and EAST FISHKILL, NY -- December 13, 2004 --AMD and IBM today announced that they have developed a new and unique strained silicon transistor technology aimed at improving processor performance and power efficiency. The breakthrough process results in up to a 24 percent transistor speed increase, at the same power levels, compared to similar transistors produced without the technology.

Source: AMD

AMD Press Releases - Week of 12/6/04

Subject: Processors | December 9, 2004 - 07:09 PM |
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SUNNYVALE, CA -- December 6, 2004 --AMD today announced the editors of Maximum PC magazine have named the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-55 processor 'Best CPU' as part of the publication's 'Gear of the Year' awards. Maximum PC recognized the AMD Athlon 64 FX processor for its unparalleled performance and stellar gaming benchmarks. Currently in its ninth year of existence, Maximum PC's editorial board gives the 'Gear of the Year' awards for products that the magazine has tested and verified as the best of breed for the year.

Source: AMD

New Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester Review

Subject: Processors | December 7, 2004 - 12:09 AM |
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There is a new review of the Athlon 64 3000+ Winchester over at Hexus. For those of you considering a Winchester based cpu, this article is for you!

Our off-the-shelf sample was utterly stable at just under 2.4GHz, cooled only by the supplied reference heatsink. All it took was a slight rise in core voltage and a motherboard capable of scaling with the processor's heightened driven clock.

Source: Hexus

AMD Announces Broad Enterprise Support For The AMD Opteron(TM) Processor

Subject: Processors | December 4, 2004 - 07:18 AM |
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SUNNYVALE, Calif -- December 2, 2004 --With 25 percent of the Fortune Global 100 now using AMD Opteron™ processor-based systems, AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced broad enterprise support for the AMD Opteron processor, the world's first 32-bit and 64-bit processor compatible with the x86 architecture. Since its introduction more than one year ago, Fortune 500 companies from industries including financial services, insurance, manufacturing, automotive, and energy have selected AMD Opteron processor-based systems to run their critical enterprise applications.

Source: AMD