Compaq will finally detail its Alpha strategy Monday. Meanwhile, AMD, Intel, National, HP, and other chipmakers outline a rapidly expanding future for chips this week at the Microprocessor Forum. Perhaps no processor has been as eagerly anticipated as Intel's first 64-bit chip, Merced.
Compaq backs Alpha future
The company will finally provide details on its Alpha chip platform Monday, including plans for a future 1,000-MHz version.
Intel details Merced
AMD unveils K7 chip design
IBM revs PowerPC chip
National sets sights on low end
Slimmer chips for common devices
HP has two-pronged chip plan
IBM advances chip speeds