AMD64 Processors Power Digital Home

Subject: Processors | January 9, 2005 - 08:42 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.

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AMD, IBM Announce Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Breakthrough

Subject: Processors | December 16, 2004 - 02:20 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.

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AMD Press Releases - Week of 12/6/04

Subject: Processors | December 9, 2004 - 04:09 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 6, 2004 - 09:09 PM |
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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 - 04:18 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.

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AMD Rings In The Season With A New Mobile AMD Sempron(TM) Processor

Subject: Processors | November 24, 2004 - 03:18 AM |
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SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- November 23, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the new Mobile AMD Sempron™ processor 3000+ for thin and light notebooks, expanding the popular product family that has redefined everyday computing for today's mobile lifestyle with AMD's latest technology. In addition to offering best-in-class performance, this full-featured mobile processor also offers Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) designed to prevent the spread of certain malicious viruses when enabled by Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
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Introduction, Processors and Chipset

Intel releases a new Extreme Edition processor with a new 1066 MHz FSB. Can it catch AMD?

AMD Launches the Athlon 64 FX-55 and 4000+

Subject: Processors | October 18, 2004 - 10:04 PM |
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Be sure to read my review of the FX-55 and 4000+ processors released today from AMD.  In the meantime, I'll also post some other reviews from around the web.

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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Introduction and Processors

AMD's new FX-55 processor raises the bar on performance. Can Intel ever hope to catch up now?

Intel Cancels the 4GHz Prescott

Subject: Processors | October 14, 2004 - 01:45 PM |
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I saw this posted on a couple of sites just a bit ago, and HardOCP even has an official company memo on this to verify the data.  It would seem the end of the GHz race is finally here, with Intel pulling back on their speed rush.  It was inevitable I think that would happen as we have seen the heat and power consumption on the Prescott core going up and up.  Even their latest processor release coming next month will stay below the currently available processors' frequencies. 

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Intel Corp.

Source: [H]ard|OCP