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Photos: AMD's chip dreams

Currently found primarily in so-called thin clients, AMD Geode chips may soon be showing up in set-top boxes.

AMD's chip dreams

AMD's Geode-based Personal Internet Communicator aims to provide Internet access for less than $200 in so-called developing markets.

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AMD PIC

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AMD's chip dreams

The Geode GX 533, which runs at 400MHz, is the chip that drives AMD's Personal Internet Communicator. AMD plans to expand its Geode line to target a broader swath of the CE market.

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Geode GX 533

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AMD's chip dreams

AMD's Geode SC1200 chip is mounted on a circuit board to be used for software development purposes. Given the huge amount of software available for x86 processors, AMD says it believes manufacturers will switch from chips based on RISC or MIPS architectures to x86.

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Geode SC1200

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