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2012-08-02 21:26:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yet another Apple executive has left the company as Jim Keller, Apple´s (now former) Director of Platform Architecture, makes his way back to familiar territory at Advanced Micro Devices, or AMD. While at Apple, Keller led the teams responsible for the A4, A5 and A5X chips inside the iPad and iPhone 4 and 4S models. It´s likely Keller had some sort of influence on any other “A” based chip we see in future Apple...

2012-07-11 23:03:16

AMD tested multiple placements and sizes of a social sharing widget on their support website. After five days of testing, they found that the left positioned widget was the most effective one and that it increased social sharing of their website content by 3600%. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 AMD, a global semiconductor design innovator, tested different versions of the social sharing buttons on their website in order to encourage visitors to share the website content on various...

AMD Unveils New 8- And 16-core Server Processors
2011-11-15 10:39:30

Advanced Micro Designs (AMD) on Monday unleashed its highly anticipated 8- and 16-core server processors based on AMD℠s new chip design called Bulldozer, which provides bandwidth and performance improvements while saving on power. Zurich, the company´s next-gen Opteron 3000 server, and Interlagos, their Opteron 6200 server, are important additions to the server market. However, AMD is focusing most of its attention on Interlagos, which will directly compete against Intel´s...

AMD Sets World Record For Fastest Computer Chip
2011-09-13 10:48:44

  AMD said on Tuesday that it has been awarded the fastest-chip-ever award by the Guinness World Records. The company said its AMD FX CPU will launch in the fourth quarter of 2011.  The chip has achieved a top speed of 8.429 GHz, beating the old record of 8.308 GHz. The "Team AMD FX" broke the record on August 31, 2011. "We applaud AMD for their entry into Guinness World Records for achieving the Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor," Freddie Hoff, adjudicator for...

2009-11-12 06:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announces that it will support AMD's upcoming server platform, currently codenamed "Maranello," which is scheduled for availability in Q1 2010. AMD's upcoming server platform is expected to fit within the new G34 socket and feature the eight- and twelve-core AMD Opteron(TM) 6100 Series processor variant currently codenamed "Magny-Cours". Appro plans to showcase a...

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2009-08-31 12:20:00

In an attempt to expand business to Web hosting companies, Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) shipped a lower-power version of its Opteron server chip on Monday, Reuters reported. While AMD did not offer any revenue projections for the new chip, it said it would be aimed at companies that use servers for tasks like cloud computing. The company also added it was looking to cut power and costs related to things like air conditioning. AMD senior manager Brent Kerby told Reuters they are seeing...

2009-07-15 13:51:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Information Technologies (MillenniumIT) unveiled a revolutionary new release of its trading platform this week. It possesses ultra fast order processing capabilities, making it the world's fastest trading platform. During the project, MillenniumIT collaborated with Intel Corporation to achieve a 130 micro second order latency using the Intel(R) Xeon(R) 5500 processors. These tests were conducted at Intel's fasterLAB facility near London...

2009-06-01 12:30:00

Advanced Performance and Energy Efficiency for Multi-threaded Compute Intensive Applications MILPITAS, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announces the support of the new Six-Core AMD Opteron(TM) 2000 and 8000 Series processors, codenamed "Istanbul," across all product lines. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010301/SFTH064LOGO-a ) Appro's dual and quad socket servers, Appro HyperGreen(TM) Cluster...

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2009-04-22 13:06:15

First quarter losses increased significantly for Advanced Micro Devices, as demand and prices for its microprocessors slumped and charges for the biggest restructuring in the company's 40-year history showed an effect, The Associated Press reported. However, Wall Street had originally projected worse. After the market closed Tuesday, AMD reported a $416 million, or 66 cents per share, loss in the opening three months of the year. But analysts said the loss would have been 62 cents per share...


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