AMD's bold move, Opteron this month

By Julio Franco
Apr 3, 2003
  1. Later this month Advanced Micro Devices will launch its 64-bit microprocessor in a bold move to try and succeed in a market where its much larger rival Intel is struggling.

    AMD will officially launch its Opteron 64-bit microprocessor on April 22nd and will announce the first computer manufacturers that will introduce Opteron-based systems. These first customers could include industry leader International Business Machines and Sun Microsystems, both of which said they have been evaluating the chips.

    Read more: Financial Times.
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