Friday, April 18, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HTC Hired Ex-Samsung Marketing Officer
Xbox One Wolrdwide Sales Cross 5 million
Samsung Works With GLOBALFOUNDRIES On 14 nm FinFET Offering
Facebook To Find Nearby Friends
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
LG Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With Open-Source SDK
Amazon Announces Kindle Service For Samsung Devices
Nokia Halts Sales Of Lumia 2520 Tablet
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > PC Parts > Toshiba...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Toshiba to Use AMD Chip in Laptop PCs


Toshiba said it would buy microprocessors from AMD, ending its exclusive ties with Intel for the supply of the brains that run computers.

Toshiba, the world's fourth-largest laptop PC maker, said on Tuesday it expects to put AMD processors in about 20 percent of the notebooks it sells in the United States and Europe.

The move follows an announcement last year by Dell, the world's second-largest PC maker that had been procuring microprocessors only from Intel for more than two decades, that it would begin using chips from AMD.

Toshiba's decision could be a message that an era in which Intel took the lion's share of microprocessor profits as the king of PC chips is over.

Toshiba plans to put AMD chips in moderate-priced standard models for individual and corporate clients, Toshiba spokeswoman Yuko Sugahara said.

The Nikkei business daily reported earlier that prices of AMD-equipped PCs are expected to sell for up to 10,000 yen ($82) less than comparable models.

Toshiba will install AMD chips in some models to be released this summer, enabling it to reduce parts-procurement costs by at least 10 percent, the paper said.


Previous
Next
OCZ and PC Power & Cooling Join Forces        All News        Sharp Develops Industry's Smallest Laser Diode for BD/HD DVD Drives
OCZ and PC Power & Cooling Join Forces     PC Parts News      BenQ Launches Joybook S32 and S32W

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
Toshiba Debuts World's Fastest microSD Memory Cards
AMD Demonstrates Next-Gen x86 APU Running Fedora Linux
Toshiba 4K Ultra HD Laptop Retails For $1500
Toshiba to Launch 40-inch 4K TV
AMD Introduces New Socketed AMD Sempron and AMD Athlon APUs
AMD Launches The Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card
AMD Launches New FirePro W9100 Graphics Card
AMD Teases With New "Secret" Briefcase
AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement With GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Toshiba Introduces Its own Application Processor For Wearables
AMD To Release New FirePro W9100 Graphics Card Soon

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .