Subject: Processors | March 10, 2004 - 08:44 PM | Ron Goldin
So you want to get the A64 thing going but want to do it cheaply. Will that A64 3000+ do what you need? Take a look at this article from Hexus as they do the benchmarks with the 3000+ vrs the other A64's as well as the P4 3.0, 3.2, 3.4 competition.
"The Athlon 64 Model 3000+ was a much-needed CPU in AMD's
performance lineup. All we now ask for is a 1.8GHz 512kb L2 cache
version priced at around Â£140. That would cover Intel's present
Prescott and Northwood range admirably. We've only evaluated the
32-bit side of the processor.
Subject: Processors | March 5, 2004 - 05:32 PM | Ryan Shrout
Fedora is now what Red Hat Linux USED to be -- the free, open source distribution of Linux for end-users. This is good news for anyone with an Athlon 64 powered machine.
Red Hat, Inc. and the Fedora Project today announced the availability of a port of Fedora Core 1 to AMD64 - the first 64-bit port of a Fedora Project core release.
The Fedora Project is a Red Hat-sponsored and community-supported open source project that promotes rapid development of innovative open source software through a collaborative, community effort.
Subject: Processors | February 24, 2004 - 12:15 PM | Ryan Shrout
HP and AMD Form Relationship to Power Server Innovation and Performance
New AMD Opteron processor-based HP ProLiant servers offer customers greater standards-based choice and value
PALO ALTO and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2004 - HP and AMD today announced an expanded collaboration to broaden HP's standards-based server portfolio with the introduction of AMD Opteron(tm) processor-based systems in the HP ProLiant server family.
Subject: Processors | February 18, 2004 - 12:29 AM | Ryan Shrout
SAN FRANCISCO -- Feb. 17, 2004 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco that its Windows® operating systems for 64-bit extended systems will be fully compatible with Intel Corp.’s newly announced processors with 64-bit extension technology. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer encouraged testers, developers and hardware manufacturers to prepare to take advantage of Windows for 64-bit extended systems, saying Microsoft had released its latest Windows to 5,000 members of its technical beta community.
Subject: Processors | February 17, 2004 - 01:13 AM | Ryan Shrout
AMD has launched two new Opteron processors today aimed at the lower power consumption sector.
AMD EXTENDS NEW CLASS OF SERVERS AND WORKSTATIONS WITH LOW-POWER AMD OPTERON(tm) PROCESSORS
-New processors deliver the most performance per watt of any processor in their class-
SUNNYVALE, CALIF.-FEB. 17, 2004-AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced an expansion of its awarding-winning AMD Opteron(tm) processor family, featuring low- and mid-power products.
A Planned and Surprise Release
The last time we reviewed a processor from AMD was back on September 23rd and that was for the launch of the first Athlon 64 processor, the 3200+. Since then AMD has been somewhat quiet in all major aspects, that is until today.
A Planned and Surprise Release
AMD Athlon 64 3400+ and 3000+ Processor Review