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
The chip giant provides concrete details of Merced
for the first time and announces a low-cost 64-bit chip architecture.