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Chipmakers flex processor power

Intel has designs to be in on everything. Meanwhile, AMD's Opteron chip gets the nod to power a new supercomputer.

Intel has designs to be in on everything. Meanwhile, AMD's Opteron chip gets the nod to power a new supercomputer.


Business may be down, but the company plans to place its chips in as many products, markets and geographic regions as possible.
October 22, 2002


Get ready for Intel's 3GHz Pentium 4. PC makers will show off systems containing the high-performance chip just days before the Comdex trade show.
October 22, 2002


The chipmaker plans to invest $150 million in wireless start-ups to help accelerate the worldwide acceptance of Wi-Fi.
October 21, 2002


The company beefs up its server resume with a deal involving Sandia National Laboratories. The lab will install a $90 million Cray machine that runs on AMD's upcoming server chip.
October 21, 2002

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Advanced Micro Devices releases prospective performance benchmarks for its upcoming server chip Opteron, and it appears the chip could land near the head of its class.
October 16, 2002