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New chip, deals propel AMD

The chipmaker has high hopes for its new K6-III and is basking in the glow of wins with Gateway and others, although Wall Street is wary.

The chipmaker has high hopes for its new K6-III and is basking in the glow of wins with Gateway and others, although Wall Street is wary.

AMD rolls out K6-III chip
The chipmaker releases the rival to Intel's Pentium III, though observers say it may not be the cure for all AMD woes.

Gateway embraces AMD chips
update In a major win for Advanced Micro Devices, the PC maker says it will use AMD's chips in upcoming systems in addition to processors from Intel.

AMD surging in consumer PC market
Though Advanced Micro Devices isn't bowling over Wall Street, it's certainly swamping archrival Intel at retail stores across the country.