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  AMD - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
AMD later produced the 80286, or 286, under the same arrangement, but Intel cancelled the agreement in 1986, and refused to hand over technical details of the i386 part.
AMD originally designed the Opteron to compete against Intel's IA-64 Itanium architecture, but the failure of the IA-64 project to leverage volume sales means that the Opteron now competes with Intel's Xeon processor.
AMD K8L is a major revision of the AMD64 microarchitecture and hardware platform, and is due late in 2006 or early in 2007.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AMD   (3945 words)

 AMD K6: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The k5 was developed by amd to compete with intels pentium microprocessor range....
The k6-2 was a x86 microprocessor manufactured by amd, available in speeds ranging from 266 to 550 mhz....
The k6-iii was an x86 microprocessor manufactured by amd, the last and fastest of all socket 7 processors....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/am/amd_k62.htm   (762 words)

 Consumer Guide to Macular Degeneration
Macular degeneration, often called AMD or ARMD (age-related macular degeneration), is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in Americans aged 65 and older.
AMD occurs with degeneration of the macula, which is the part of the retina responsible for the sharp, central vision needed to read or drive.
Dry AMD is an early stage of the disease, and may result from the aging and thinning of macular tissues, depositing of pigment in the macula, or a combination of the two processes.
www.allaboutvision.com /conditions/amd.htm   (2064 words)

 AMD: approximate minimum degree ordering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
AMD is a set of routines for ordering a sparse matrix prior to Cholesky factorization (or for LU factorization with diagonal pivoting).
AMD is the default preordering used in MA41, by Patrick Amestoy, Iain Duff, and Chiara Puglisi.
AMD was originally based on the MA27 minimum degree ordering algorithm, by Iain Duff and John Reid, in the HSL library.
www.cise.ufl.edu /research/sparse/amd   (167 words)

 AMD sells first 90nm CPUs - analyst | The Register
AMD has already said that it has reached its first 90nm production milestone - chips fabbed using the process began to come off the company's Dresden production lines last quarter - but actually making chips that can be sold for hard cash rather than offered to potential customers as samples is the second milestone.
Like IBM, AMD is using silicon-on-insulator (SOI) techniques but at least isn't running the risk of biting off more than it can chew by attempting to incorporate strained silicon materials too.
AMD's latest public roadmap continues to call for the delivery of 90nm Opterons - aka 'Venus', 'Troy' and 'Athens' - the 'Winchester' desktop Athlon 64 and its low-voltage mobile equivalent, 'Oakville'.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/08/13/amd_revenue_shipments   (517 words)

 PlanetHardware - A Member of The GameSpy Network
During our meeting we got a clearer understanding of exactly where AMD is headed over the upcoming year, and got briefed on a few of their upcoming products.
In order to support these upcoming chips, AMD has also generated a roadmap for their chipsets, as well as third party offerings.
On the low-end, AMD is looking to introduce a broader variety of motherboard & chipset combinations, so that end-users have more options during system configuration.
www.planethardware.com /features/articles/comdex_00/amd.shtml   (912 words)

 Techware Labs - Reviews - AMD Socket 939 3800+
AMD was able to make cheaper and faster processors than its competition, in many circumstances, which drew a substantial following from the enthusiast market.
AMD knew consumers wouldn't be ready to drop their 32-bit programs and software companies to date are slow to jump onto the 64-bit bandwagon so AMD included the ability to run in 32-bit as well as 64.
AMD, not content with the success of 754 and 940, pushed further to add support for dual-channel memory, shrink its die further, and provide other assorted refinements.
www.techwarelabs.com /reviews/processors/socket-939   (689 words)

 amd-jobs.de - AMD in Dresden
AMD plant bereits weiter: für den Zeitraum 2006 bis 2008 sind zusätzliche Investitionsaufwendungen in Höhe von circa $ 1,6 Mrd vorgesehen, die in den Ausbau von AMD Fab 36 fließen.
AMD Fab 30 gilt weltweit als eines der führenden Halbleiterwerke zur Herstellung von Mikroprozessoren auf 200 mm Wafern.
AMDs Investition in Sachsen hat dazu beigetragen, die Region Dresden als ein führendes Zentrum der Mikroelektronik in Europa zu etablieren.
www.amd-jobs.de   (441 words)

 AMD to overtake Intel in 2017... | The Register
AMD fanboys will be tickled to know that the chip giant saw its market share slide from 83.5 per cent in Q1 to just 82.7 per cent, down a whopping, a humungous...
The good news for AMD enthusiasts is that, at this rate of sequential gain and Intel's quarterly 0.8 percentage point decline, AMD will overtake Intel in exactly 13 years' time - sometime in Q2 2017.
AMD has done much to court PC vendors in these territories, and that will pay off further over time.
www.theregister.co.uk /2004/08/11/intel_amd_x86_share   (577 words)

 Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters
AMD, the Official Technology Partner of NASCAR, is helping to refine its timing and scoring system with the Mobile Technology Center (MTC).
In a blurb from the Register - In the shadow of the release of the new Turions from AMD yesterday, we also have a trio of Mobile Sempron processors.
AMD is beefing up when it comes to engineering muscle.
amd.vendors.slashdot.org   (1184 words)

 Prevent Blindness America - Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
AMD is a disease that affects part of the back of the eye called the macula, the central part of the retina.
AMD is a leading cause of vision loss for Americans age 65 and older.
You can help to prevent losing your vision to AMD by visiting your eye doctor regularly, learning and watching for the signs of AMD, and taking care of yourself.
www.preventblindness.org /eye_problems/amdFAQ.html   (468 words)

 Age-Related Macular Degeneration: What you should know [NEI Health Information]
AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail.
AMD is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older.
Evaluating families with a history of AMD to understand genetic and hereditary factors that may cause the disease.
www.nei.nih.gov /health/maculardegen/armd_facts.asp   (3250 words)

 AMDZone :: The real #1 source for AMD news, reviews, and info. Est 1998.
AMD shares were trading at $35.85 in the extended session, up $4.50, or over 14 percent, from Thursday's closing price of $31.35.
Chuck Moore, senior fellow at AMD said in his keynote address that software to take advantage of the performance increases possible with more than one core on a chip was not here yet, which presented a highly complex problem that would not be fixed overnight.
AMD Turion 64 X2 mobile technology allows people to get more from their mobile lifestyle through long battery life and outstanding performance, even when using multiple applications simultaneously, including demanding digital media applications.
www.amdzone.com /#4   (2553 words)

 Technorati Tag: AMD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
AMD at BestBuy.com BestBuy.com is your source for AMD desktops.
AMD Based Dell PC's Posted by David on May 19, 2006 For as long as I can remember if you bought a Dell computer, you got an Intel CPU.
AMD Unveils K8L: Quad Core Desktops And So Much More Posted in AMD, Digg Articles at 1:12 pm by Jason Jeffrey Straight from Daily Tech: “Moore...
technorati.com /tag/AMD   (372 words)

 AnandTech: AMD 2004 CPU Roadmap Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It could very well be that AMD is counting on the Athlon 64's performance scaling much better with clock speed than Prescott, thus justifying the increased model numbers.
AMD seems to be indicating that the advantage of a 128-bit memory interface will offset any performance loss incurred by halving the cache.
AMD has demoed 90nm Opterons already, but they were running at 800MHz so there's no indication of how well AMD will be able to stick to this roadmap.
www.anandtech.com /cpu/showdoc.html?i=1947   (1153 words)

 Citrix Systems, Inc. » Find a Global Alliance Partner
AMD (NYSE:AMD) designs and produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices and low-power processor solutions for the computer, communications and consumer electronics industries.
AMD is dedicated to helping its customers deliver standards-based, customer-focused solutions for technology users, ranging from enterprises to government agencies and individual consumers.
Founded in 1969, AMD is a Standard & Poor's 500 company with global operations and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
solis.365media.com /Citrix/searchResults.asp?d=647&m=3358054   (157 words)

 List of AMD microprocessors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article gives is a list of AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) microprocessors (µPs), sorted by generation and release year.
AMD has stated that they will move straight to K10, presumably to avoid confusion over dual-core K8s.
List of AMD Am2900 and Am29000 family microprocessors
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_AMD_microprocessors   (165 words)

 Amdmb.com - The #1 Source for AMD Reviews and Information
The AMD Sempron and Mobile AMD Sempron processors are designed to deliver best-in-class performance and a full-feature set to meet the evolving day-to-day computing needs of home and business PC users.
AMD did just that with their Socket 939 launch (which we covered here) keeping the new socket 939 processors in the $500 range and above.
By keeping the new socket pricing as high as they are, AMD is really crippling the ability they have to gain significant market share with their "permanent" socket solution.
www.amdmb.com   (3407 words)

 Getting Started with AMD
How do you spread mounts across several watched directories?] The enormous power of Amd comes from the embedded macro language supported in the map file, which allows the mount specification to be created from a list of possible matches according to the properties of the request.
Amd uses a different map format than Autofs, so you can't share maps (via NIS, for example) with other automounters which use the traditional SUN format, unless you are as clever as the author of the letter attached at the end of this note.
The maps are maintained in solaris automount format, and there's an awk script that generates amd format maps from these.
www.nber.org /amd.html   (1489 words)

 High-performance vehicle tuning, ECU remaps, Exhausts and Styling
AmD have been around for over 17 years....
If you don’t find exactly what your looking for, please contact our sales team who will be able to help.
AMD Has been at forefront of the development of the new software to map the New MK5 R32 golf.
www.auto-amd.com   (273 words)

 AMD Athlon™ 64 Processors for Desktop and Mobile Computing - Leading-Edge 32- and 64-bit Performance
AMD Athlon64 FX AMD Turion™ 64 Mobile Technology
AMD and its partners strongly recommend that users continue to use third party anti-virus software as part of their security strategy.
How and where to buy AMD processor-based systems.
athlonxp.amd.com   (222 words)

 300$'a en iyi performansı verecek Anakart+CPU ikilisi nedir? - Sayfa 2 - hARDWAREMANIA fORUM
The overall performance picture hasn't changed much since we first looked at the Athlon 64; AMD is still the best bet when it comes to business/gaming/2D workstation either from a performance perspective or because of a superior price/performance ratio, while Intel offers the best in encoding and 3D rendering performance.
AMD tarafında Soket-A yine Soket-754 çıktığından bu yana eski teknoloji olarak kaldı.
AMD tarafında belli olduki, soket-A üstüne bir soket 754 ve birde soket 939 gelince, soket-A bugünden öldü.
www.hardwaremania.com /forum/showthread.php?t=21671&page=2   (3200 words)

 AMD company information
Founded May 1, 1969 by Jerry Sanders, Advanced Micro Devices has became a large competitor in the Pentium-compatible chip market with their own line of Intel-compatible processors.
Instead of identifying processors by their clock speed the AMD XP will bear monikers of 1800+, 1700+, 1600+ and 1500+, with each lower model number representing a lower clock speed.
April 1987 - AMD and Monolithic Memories Inc. agree to merge.
www.computerhope.com /comp/amd.htm   (109 words)

 AMD Processor Support Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
AMD Athlon™ 64 Family (Athlon 64, X2 and FX) General Info and Specs
AMD Athlon™ 64 Family (Athlon 64, X2 and FX) Troubleshooting
AMD Athlon™ and AMD Athlon™ XP General Info and Specs
forums.amd.com   (746 words)

 © AMDboard.com - AMD Personal Internet Communicator (PIC)
At the 2004 World Economic Forum in Davos, he announced AMD's ambitious 50X15 initiative, a global commitment to empower 50% of the world's population with basic Internet service and computing access by the year 2015.
The success of the 50X15 initiative which Ruiz calls a "global necessity" will be determined by the alliances across multiple industry sectors and their ability to create economic opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
AMD and Cable and Wireless today launched FacilNet an innovative Web access program, based on the Personal Internet Communicator (PIC), expanding similar affordable Internet connectivity programs already in place across the Caribbean to Central America.
www.amdboard.com /pic.html   (1766 words)

 AMD Details Early Quad-Core Plans
Going forward, AMD executives said its progress will be defined by metrics like "throughput per watts per dollars", backed by specific technologies that it will try to establish as industry standards, rather than following rival Intel's lead.
On the surface, AMD's roadmaps forward bear superficial resemblances to Intel's, in that both companies share a desire to increase the number of cores on the processor die.
"We think at AMD [the move toward platforms] is a good trend; it signals a move away from speeds and feeds…and a random grab bag of features," Meyer said.
www.extremetech.com /article2/0,1558,1826595,00.asp?kc=ETRSS02129TX1K0000532   (589 words)

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