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Dell Remains Open To Use AMD CPUs

Dell remains open to using computer chips from AMD as an alternative to those of its current sole supplier, Intel but customers would have to demand it. Dell Chief Executive Kevin Rollins once again revived speculation that Dell could end its long-standing refusal to use AMD chips. Any decision to

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Intel Complies To JTFC Order

Intel would accept the punishment recommended by Japan's fair trade commission and change some business practices but disagrees with the commission's accusations. Intel's response came nearly a month after the Japan Fair Trade Commission ruled Intel's Japanese subsidiary violated anti-monopoly laws by offering discounts in exchange for exclusive or near-exclusive

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AMD May Launch Dual Core Opteron In Q2

AMD which originally was scheduled to launch its dual-core Opteron processor in the third quarter of this year, may advance the launch to the middle of the second quarter. AMD will launch its dual-core Opteron 200 (Italy) and 800 (Egypt) series processors in Q2 and Opteron 100 (Denmark) series is

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HP Drops 8-way Xeon Servers

HP, the top seller of servers using x86 processors such as Intel's Xeon, has followed rival Dell with a decision to retreat from selling models using eight processors. HP believes that forthcoming Xeon chips that employ dual-processing engines, called cores, will be more popular than full-fledged eight-processor machines and for

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Intel Debuts New 64-bit Xeon MP & Twincastle

Intel expanded its line of 64-bit microprocessors for the mid-tier enterprise market and is packaging the new chips as a platform, codenamed Truland. The offerings include five new 64-bit Xeon processor MP devices and the E8500 chipset. The Truland platform combines EM64T, PCI Express, DDR2-400 and demand based switching with

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AMD Names Enterprise Multicore Head

AMD has hired former Newisys chief technical officer Rich Oehler to manage its enterprise multicore computing program. Oehler previously worked for IBM, where in his 30-year tenure he was named an IBM Fellow, elected to its Technology Council as well as the IBM Academy of Technology. Oehler will be asked

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AMD Turion 64 @ IDF Video Clip

Earlier this month, Ben sent over a photo taken over at San Francisco while Intel IDF is running where AMD took to the sky with a message about their new Turion 64 mobile technology. Now here's the link to the video clip for your viewing pleasure hosted at AMD website!

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Intel To Intro 64-bit Into Pentium 4 & Celeron

Intel is hoping the market will migrate from 500-series Pentium 4 CPUs to 64-bit 600-series by the third quarter of this year, with the chip giant promoting the fact that 915- and 945-series chipsets will support the 64-bit CPU platform. However the quotes for the 600-series Pentium 4 processors are

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AMD Lower Power x48 HE Opterons

AMD introduced low-power HE versions of its 2.2GHz Opteron model 148, 248, and 848 processors. The new processors each consume approximately 55 watts of power, compared with about 87 watts for the standard versions of the chips. The first model to ship, the 248 HE is designed for single- and

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Intel To Demo DPC In Dual-Core Yonah

Intel will show off its upcoming Yonah processor in two weeks at IDF Japan and showcase a technology called Dynamic Power Coordination, or DPC that lets one processing core sleep while the other one drives. When workloads are light, DPC will slow down one processor core to extend battery life.

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Fujitsu To Unveil Itanium 2 Servers

Fujitsu next month will launch a new line of multiprocessor servers based on Intel's Itanium 2 processor. The new line, called PrimeQuest, will be unveiled at a press conference in San Francisco currently scheduled for April 5. The PrimeQuest products will be Fujitsu's first high-end Itanium servers. The company currently

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Intel Pentium M Price Cuts On July 24

Processors Model Current Price New Price (Jul 24) Intel Pentium M 780 (2.26GHz, 533FSB) - $ 637 770 (2.13GHz, 533FSB) $ 637 $ 423 765 (2.10GHz, 400FSB) $ 637 $ 423 760 (2.0GHz, 533FSB) $ 423 $ 294 755 (2.0GHz, 400FSB) $ 423 $ 294 750 (1.86GHz, 533FSB) $ 294

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IT Show 2005 Promos Roundup

All right guys, here are the links to the promos going on at IT Show 2005 from Thursday to Sunday. Do check back regularly here for the latest and surprise promos : Inno3D Promos : http://www.vrzone.com.sg/?i=1866&s=1 Cybermind Promos (Corsair, Sapphire, SMC, ViewSonic, Ennyah) : http://www.vrzone.com.sg/?i=1864&s=1 IBM, Nikon, ASUS, Olympus, Canon

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AMD Turion 64 Mobile CPUs

AMD today introduced AMD Turion(tm) 64 mobile technology, the latest in a succession of computing innovations based on the industry-leading AMD64 architecture. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is uniquely optimised to bring award-winning AMD64 performance to thinner and lighter notebook PCs with longer battery life, enhanced security, and compatibility with

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AMD Recieves Broad Vendor Support For Dual Core

AMD today announced that the industry's leading operating system vendors are preparing their respective operating systems to support the upcoming introduction of AMD64 dual-core products. All the leading operating systems currently available today are expected to have versions of their software that will immediately work out-of-the-box with the planned launch

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AMD Desktop CPUs Roadmap Update

Models Q2 '05 H2 '05 Q1 '06 Athlon 64 FX San Diego (90nm SOI, Socket 939, 1MB L2, SSE3, Dual DDR400) FX-57 (2.8Ghz) Toledo (90nm SOI, Socket 939, Dual Core, 1MB L2, SSE3, Dual DDR400) 1.6  - 2.4Ghz Windsor (90nm SOI, Socket M2, Dual Core, Dual DDR2 667, Pacifica Virtualization,

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CE-ATA 1.0 Specs Finalized

Just six months after CE-ATA was launched, a final 1.0 specification has been published for the storage interface for next-generation handhelds and portable consumer electronics devices. The announcement, made at IDF Spring 2005 in San Francisco, is not the only milestone reached this week for what promises to become the

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