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AMD Drops Oracle

“The migration of 276TB of data, which was completed last year, was prompted by "an environment outage that took weeks to recover," according to an internal document seen by El Reg. This encouraged AMD to replace Oracle for something else.In … Continue reading

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AMD Plans To Compete On Price/Performance In Servery

I pretty well wrote off AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) when they utterly failed to develop an ARMed CPU many years ago for the thin client and mobile markets but there’s still some hope. In their latest roadmap, there’s an ARMed … Continue reading

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AMD: “we also see a market for Android and Chrome developing”

“AMD, the chip maker which was making chips exclusively for Microsoft’s Windows platform is now considering designing chips for Google’s open source Android and Chrome OS.” see AMD also walks out of Microsoft camp, to design chips for Android, Chrome … Continue reading

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Is Higher Resolution The Only Hope For The Legacy PC Industry?

“The only hope for the PC industry is 4K, but 4K or UHD panels are still prohibitively expensive and it will take a few years before we see affordable 4K monitors in the 23- to 26-inch range. Pricing is not … Continue reading

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Wintel Contracts Sharply – IDC

“Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), down -13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of -7.7%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly … Continue reading

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AMD Sticks With Socketed CPUs

“AMD has a long history of supporting the DIY and enthusiast desktop market with socketed CPUs & APUs that are compatible with a wide range of motherboard products from our partners. That will continue through 2013 and 2014 with the … Continue reading

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AMD ARMed

Years ago I advocated AMD CPUs as a less-expensive alternative to Intel monopolistic pricing. When they completely ignored the netbook I began to ignore them. Perhaps they noticed because now they have an ARMed CPU on the horizion: “Advanced Micro … Continue reading

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