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AMD To Build Plant In New York State

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 25, 2006 4:45pm PDT

According to this CNet story, AMD has entered into a nonbinding agreement with the state of New York that would have AMD build a $3.2 billion...


"Silly AMD. Most businesses are trying to get the fuck OUT of NY."

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AMD Kills Off Several Athlon CPUs

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 14, 2006 1:53pm PDT

Tech Report has a story about AMD's plans for some of its older Athlon CPUs. Athlon 64 X2 4800+, 4400+, and 4000+ for Socket AM2 and model 4400+...


"thats partly what it is, they remove the 1mb cache models from the consumer line so they can ..."

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AMD Also Slashing Prices

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 09, 2006 9:40am PDT

We mentioned Intel slashing prices yesterday, and it looks like AMD will follow suit. According to The Inquirer, several top-line Athlon CPUs will...


"Damn, I juts bought an AMD CPU from Newegg sometime ego. Could have got it for cheaper if I just ..."

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AMD Launches Socket AM2

By Maarten Goldstein, May 23, 2006 8:14am PDT

AMD today announced the launch of the Athlon 64 FX-62 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ CPUs, which are compatible with the new socket AM2 platform. With AM2,...


"I know, but my buddy has an FX-60 so I'll have something better. It will be easier to say my ..."

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AMD Price Cuts

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 24, 2006 6:32am PST

Tech Report reports on AMD's most recent price cuts, which discount the Athlon 64 X2 lineup by up to 20%. Linked in the story is this bit from The...


"Nice, I'm just gonna buy a new CPU when I get the money. This P4 2,4GHz just sucks with new games."

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Athlon 64 FX-60 Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 10, 2006 7:06am PST

AMD today announced the release of the Athlon 64 FX-60, their latest dual core processor now available for anyone who has a spare thousand bucks....


"yea no shit. what's the point of upgrading right now anyway. Nothing is coming out with new ..."

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AMD's Quad Core Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 16, 2005 5:52am PST

EETimes.com reports on the most recent AMD analyst conference call, during which it was revealed that the chip manufacturer plans to release...


"Intel's latest chips run hotter and consume more juice when unplugged than AMDs latest running ..."

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AMD Price Drop

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 25, 2005 6:15am PDT

DigiTimes reports that AMD has lowered the prices for its CPUs. The biggest changes are for the AMD Turion 64 Mobile CPUs, but Athlon 64 X2s have...


"I just bought an X2-4400 yesterday from newegg..... oh well, it's only $30..."

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AMD Tech Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 17, 2005 5:23am PDT

AMD outlines future technology directions on Tech Report takes a look at what AMD has in store for the rest of the year and beyond. Among the...


AMD vs Intel, Intel Raided

By Steve Gibson, Jul 12, 2005 10:47am PDT

So the AMD vs Intel lawsuit is indeed raging on and the allegations from AMD have really begun to pile up. One of the most recent ones to come to...


"Sorry, I got excited and lost track at: "our overly warm, ultra long pipelined""

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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.


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...


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...


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

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