Results tagged “AMD” from kwc blog

Do I still get an employee discount?

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AMD has released the consumer version of the Sledgehammer/K8 processor. Maybe I should have taken a couple extra weeks to do another quick internship there so I can get a discount :).
- AMD unveils details of its 64-bit chip | CNET News.com

Opteron released, benchmarks galore

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Opteron released, benchmarks galore
- summary: Opteron spanks Xeon in some cases, hurt by lower Mhz
- most benchmarks don't take advantage of x86-64 with more architectural registers
- Opteron lags in SSE2 applications, excels in Java Web apps
- i.e. workstation apps (audio/video) in Intel's court, server apps in AMD's court.
- Itanium 2 looks threatening