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AMD's first ARM processor is 8-core and 64-bit

AMD is turning to the ARM design for a new series of chips, an unmistakable sign that the heyday of "x86" chips is over.

By January 28, 2014

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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AMD to launch its first ARM chip

The chipmaker will roll out a 64-bit ARM processor in the second half of 2014.

By June 18, 2013

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Former supercomputer king Roadrunner to shut down today

Created to monitor the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, the IBM supercomputer was the first to break the petaflop barrier.

By March 31, 2013

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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second.

By October 29, 2012

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In tit for tat, AMD grabs Apple chip designer

This month an Apple chip designer goes to AMD. Last month it was an AMD chip guy joining Apple.

By August 1, 2012

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AMD unveils new chip for Web hosting

The Opteron 3200 Series processor is said to offer better performance while using less power.

By March 19, 2012

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AMD to acquire microserver vendor SeaMicro--a user of Intel chips

Advanced Micro Devices to acquire microserver vendor SeaMicro for $334 million. To date, SeaMicro has used chips from Intel.

By February 29, 2012

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AMD pushes 16-core server chip to market

The Opteron 6200 series, aka "Interlagos," carries AMD into a higher-end servers that juggle many tasks at once. Intel remains the ruler of the x86 chip roost, though.

By November 14, 2011

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AMD's big new number: 16 cores for your server

AMD's new Opterons, which have up to 16 cores, hit the market with good support from HP, Cray, IBM, and Dell. Is that enough to give AMD more than 5 percent of the x86 server market?

By November 14, 2011