AMD Ships 1.2 GHz Athlons, 800-MHz Durons
- By Scott Bekker
Advanced Micro Devices Corp. (AMD) announced it is shipping its 1.2-Ghz Athlon and 800-MHz Duron processors beginning today to OEMs worldwide.
Leading OEMs, including Compaq Computer Corp., Gateway Inc., and Hewlett-Packard Co. will offer the 1.2-GHz Athlons, with Gateway releasing a 1.2-GHz Athlon-based machine today. PCs with the 800-MHz Athlon will be available from HP and other manufacturers worldwide.
The new processors leverage AMD’s seventh-generation PC processor architecture, leading edge process technology, and volume manufacturing capabilities.
Contact AMD, www.amd.com.
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.