AMD INTROS AMD ATHLON XP PROCESSOR 2000+.
AMD (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, www.amd.com) A major manufacturer of semiconductor devices including x86-compatible CPUs, embedded processors, flash memories, programmable logic devices and networking chips. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : AMD) has announced the new AMD Athlon XP processor 2000+, reinforcing AMD's commitment to provide the industry's highest performing desktop PC processors to our customers.
Systems featuring the AMD Athlon XP processor 2000+ are expected to be immediately available from Compaq in the U.S. Other top-tier manufacturers, including Hewlett-Packard Company and MicronPC, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control in the U.S., and NEC-CI in Europe, also plan to offer systems soon with the AMD Athlon XP processor 2000+.
"With the AMD Athlon XP processor 2000+, AMD is making a New Year's resolution A New Year's Resolution is a commitment that an individual makes to a project or a habit, often a lifestyle change that is generally interpreted as advantageous. The name comes from the fact that these commitments normally go into effect on New Year's Day and remain until the set to PC users - to continue providing them the best performing products," said Ed Ellett, vice president of marketing for AMD's Computation Products Group. "AMD is determined to provide users with the right solutions at the right time, as when we championed the introduction of a DDR (Double Data Rate) Refers to an SDRAM memory chip that increases performance by doubling the effective data rate of the frontside bus. For more details, see SDRAM.
DDR - Double Data Rate Random Access Memory memory-based chipset for the PC platform more than 14 months ago."
Home and business consumers benefit from AMD's innovations by experiencing improved software performance. As a result of AMD's close collaboration with Microsoft, the AMD Athlon XP processor is optimized for use with Windows XP.
"Windows XP provides customers with exciting new experiences combined with ease of use," said Jeff Price, Director of Windows Marketing at Microsoft Corp. "Together, with the great performance of the AMD Athlon XP processor, users will have a tremendous computing experience."