AMD makes move to 1-GHz chip

The company trumps Intel by releasing its 1-GHz Athlon processor, although some PC makers say it's a good bet Intel will try to move up the release of its one-gig chip.

AMD trumped Intel today by releasing the 1-GHz Athlon processor, currently the fastest chip on the market, although Intel will follow with its own 1-GHz chip on Wednesday.
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