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Athlon 64 Goes Dual Core

By Maarten Goldstein, May 09, 2005 6:39am PDT

Following the release of the Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 840 and dual-core Opterons, AMD is soon releasing the Athlon 64 X2, a line of dual-core...

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"Aye, I feel teh same way. In March 2003, I upgraded to a P4 2.8, 1gb, and R9500Pro. I don't ..."

- Dechter see all 24 comments

Radeon Xpress 200 Previews

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 08, 2004 6:33am PST

Both Tech Report and 3DGPU have taken a look at ATI's new Xpress 200, a new platform for AMD with PCI-Express support. Most of the test board was...

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"The northbridge with it's active and passive cooling is really close to the PCI Express slot. ..."

- CplBeaker see all 2 comments

AMD Gaming Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 26, 2004 6:45am PDT

New on HomeLAN Fed this morning is a Q&A with Linda Kohout, marketing manager at AMD. Questions are about 64-bit CPUS and their importance for gaming.

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Athlon 64 Launch

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 23, 2003 9:29am PDT

AMD today launched the Athlon 64 desktop CPU, offering 64-bit computing while stile remaining compatible with all 32-bit software. Reviews of the...

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AMD Opteron Benchmarks

By Steve Gibson, Apr 22, 2003 6:42am PDT

Well, the AMD 64bit Opteron CPU has shown up to play, the only three  reviews right now are available at AcesHardware , AMDZone , and...

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"Where did I say 32bit apps would turn 64bit? I was replying to "it will take a few years ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 48 comments

AMD Releases New Athlons

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 10, 2003 7:54am PST

AMD has released the latest Athlon CPUs, and apparently we'll actually be able to buy them this time unlike previous Athlon paper launches. You can...

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"if you haven't already pre-ordered a GFFX you aren't getting one."

- Old_Fart see all 34 comments

AMD Hammer Time

By Steve Gibson, Jan 31, 2003 9:12am PST

Well it's finally been decided, AMD will be launching their next-gen 64bit Hammer CPU, the Opteron in April. Along with that are a couple other CPU...

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"Thanks for the replies yall. Although I'm still not sure cause on the website and in my manual ..."

- GrinAid see all 192 comments

AMD Hammer Approaches

By Steve Gibson, Jan 16, 2003 8:06am PST

The long awaited AMD Hammer CPU, their next-gen 64bit crazyness looks to finally be just around the corner. March will see a very light sprinkling...

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"Uhm, that benchmark doesn't say me anything. But the article mentions that the chip will debute ..."

- Tissen see all 30 comments

AMD & FSB

By Steve Gibson, Nov 07, 2002 7:20am PST

Thanks to VE for pointing the way to this quick blurb about the guys at AMD reconsidering the FSB's they are putting in to the lower end AthlonXP...

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"I have one of the earlier 2200s, at stock speeds it averages around 115 F under stress. My old ..."

- reVy79 see all 21 comments

AMD Market Share Drops

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 31, 2002 8:17am PST

This story on The Inquirer has some bad news about AMD, their market share has dropped to the lowest point in four years. While AMD managed to get...

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"who the hell is actually not buying an AMD I figured they woulda had at least a 40% marketshare"

- flasher 907 see all 26 comments

AMD Hammer Date Slips

By Steve Gibson, Sep 13, 2002 8:37am PDT

For a little while it was looking like the AMD Hammer CPUs were going to come out a bit ahead of schedule, but now that doesnt seem to be the case....

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"Itanium is a pure 64bit processor with onboard x86-32 emulation hardware... expect an 800Mhz ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 28 comments

XP 2700 with 333Mhz FSB

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 21, 2002 8:18am PDT

According to The Inquirer and their numerous sources, the new Athlon XP CPU to be released (the 2700+) will finally use a 333Mhz FSB. The XP 2700+...

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"Anyone know of any good techno groups that make some nice ambient music? I want something I can ..."

- wykd see all 47 comments

Athlon XP 2600/2400+ Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 21, 2002 6:38am PDT

AMD has released two new Athlon XP CPUs (2600+ and 2400+) and as usual, everyone and their mom has done a review. Check out Xbit Labs, VIA...

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"hmm, I just noticed something.. On Tech Report, the Sciencemark Primordia benchmarks goes to ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 27 comments

Athlon FSB 333Mhz Soon

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 16, 2002 12:48pm PDT

According to a post on the Inquirer, Nvidia has confirmed that the nForce 2 chipset will support a 333Mhz CPU front side bus so AMD's CPUs should...

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"There is little opportunity in a game to make a major difference, apart from perhaps in a ..."

- luke skywalker see all 42 comments

Athlon MP 2100+ Announced

By Steve Gibson, Jun 19, 2002 7:37am PDT

The new Athlon MP 2100+ CPU has been announced by AMD. Sadly this means our current web and database servers are now dated as they are only dual MP...

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" Or just turn off the damn PC and go out to enjoy outdoor life!"

- [Zoesch^2] see all 50 comments