Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Loses Appeal In Case Against Oracle
Google Search Is Favoring The company's Own Services: researchers
Nokia, SKT Team Up On 5G Research
Samsung Has Sold 1 mln Units Of The Z1 Tizen Smartphone
Samsung To Exit The HDD Business
Samsung to Stop blocking Windows Update With New Software
Apple Brings Force Touch Feature To New iPhones
Sony PlayStation Vue Will Soon Not Require A Game Console
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Is Dell...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Is Dell finally going to team up with AMD?


AMD processors are being looked at by Dell 'more seriously' than ever before...

Dell chief executive Kevin Rollins on Monday gave the most direct indication yet that a deal with AMD may be on the way, dropping a strong hint that the news was a question of when, not if.

Speaking in Paris at the launch of Dell's first blade server, Rollins took time out to comment on press reports last week that saw AMD's stock rise on news that Dell has been studying the possibility of using AMD chips.

Rollins confirmed that the company has been investigating and testing AMD processors very seriously, and said, "We will let you know when we have a comment to make."

"Recently we have had a much more favourable disposition," said Rollins, "because some of [AMD's] products in high performance computing are very good and in some cases more advanced than those of Intel. We have looked more closely and more seriously than ever before."

Any agreement would be likely to see AMD's 64-bit Opteron chips appear in Dell servers. Intel's 64-bit server processor range starts with a Xeon, Intel EM64T, a substantially more expensive platform.

The prospect of Dell using AMD's processors is one of the industry's favourite rumours. Dell is famously the only major computer manufacturer that does not use AMD processors: HP, IBM and Sun all use them in addition to Intel processors. Both AMD and Dell are headquartered in Houston, and AMD makes no secret of the fact that its executives regularly go knocking on Dell's door.

Last week's reports saw AMD stock close on Friday at $21.02, up $2.43 on the New York Stock Exchange.

From Silicon



Previous
Next
ABIT Gears Up for Gamercon 2004        All News        Plextor Introduces 16X DVD±R/RW Drive With Serial ATA (SATA) Interface
Fujitsu Launches High-Capacity, Next-Generation Non-Volatile Memory     General Computing News      Greek, British police break illegal software ring

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD Fury X Reviews Show Impressive Performance That Does Not Put Nvidia's 980 Ti Aside
Dell Delivers New PowerEdge C-Series Platform
AMD Considers Spinoff, Breakup: report
AMD Officially Launches The Retail Radeon 300 Series
E3: New AMD Radeon R9 and R7 300 Series Graphics Line-Up Takes Advantage Of New HBM Technology
AMD Targets Notebooks and All-in-Ones With 6th Generation A-Series Processor
Computex: New Dell Inspiron Laptops, 2-in-1 and Desktop Devices For Everyday Computing Needs
New AMD A10-7870K APU Promises Performance And Affordability
Upcoming Video Cards Form AMD and Nvidia Appear Online
AMD Details Preps High Bandwidth Memory Stack
New AMD Radeon 300 Series Are Rebrands
AMD Outlines Future Growth Plans

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .