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08.17.2004 - AMD Set To ‘Go For The Gold’ With New, Most Powerful AMD64 Mobile Processor



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- August 17, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor 3700+ for desktop-replacement notebooks, extending the award-winning AMD64 processor family to new heights with the highest performing 32-bit/64-bit processor available for mobile PCs.
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08.10.2004 - AMD64 Is The Force Behind Star Wars: Episode III “Revenge Of The Sith”



View AMD related news. SIGGRAPH, LOS ANGELES -- August 10, 2004 --At Siggraph today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that AMD Opteron™ processor-based servers and workstations are providing the digital backbone for the final Star Wars prequel, Episode III: “Revenge of the Sith.” The AMD64 digital processing pipeline at JAK Films, the production company for Star Wars: Episode III, includes pre-visualization and pre-postproduction, which involves 3-D match moving, 3-D modeling, lighting, shading, texturing, compositing and rendering techniques. The AMD64 processor-based workstation systems are running Microsoft® Windows® XP Pro, Alias’ Maya and Adobe® After Effects software. AMD64 processor-based file server systems are running on clustered Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 software.
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08.09.2004 - AMD Fortifies PC Security Protection For Businesses And Consumers



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- August 9, 2004 --Bringing a new level of security to desktop and mobile PC computing, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that with the release of Microsoft® Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP) can now be enabled on all AMD Athlon™ 64 processors.* This unique hardware and software combination is designed to keep computers protected against certain malicious viruses, computer worms and Trojan horses. AMD Athlon 64 processor customers can now feel more secure performing computing tasks such as e-mailing, sharing music files, and downloading photos, games, and other graphic-intensive computing applications.
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08.03.2004 - AMD Announces Support For Enterprise Server Virtualization



View AMD related news. SAN FRANCISCO -- August 3, 2004 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that VMware ESX Server, virtual infrastructure software that enables enterprises to partition, consolidate and manage systems in mission-critical environments, is qualified on AMD Opteron™ processor-based platforms from HP and IBM.
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08.03.2004 - AMD Unveils Professional Design Support Services



View AMD related news. SAN FRANCISCO -- August 3, 2004 --At LinuxWorld today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) formally introduced its Professional Design Support Services program, available through the AMD Boston Design Center. Created to help speed a customer’s design and time-to-market, the Professional Design Support Services program supports development of AMD64 processor-based products, from embedded systems and client products to high-end High Performance Computing (HPC) servers.
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08.02.2004 - Wyse and AMD Collaborate to Offer Linux Thin Client Platforms



View AMD related news. LINUXWORLD -- SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- August 2, 2004 -- Wyse Technology, the domain experts in server-centric computing (SCC), announced today at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo that it is collaborating with AMD to provide the AMD Geode™ GX 533@1.1W* processor in its latest lines of Wyse® Winterm™ Linux-based thin client devices. By integrating the low-power AMD Geode processor, Wyse is taking the lead in offering its customers a strong Linux-based thin client solution that helps maximize technology investments.
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07.28.2004 - AMD Redefines Everyday Computing With The AMD Sempron™ Processor Family



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- July 28, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the availability of AMD Sempron™ processors, a new family of processors that redefine everyday computing for value-conscious buyers of desktop and notebook PCs. The AMD Sempron and Mobile AMD Sempron processors are designed to deliver best-in-class performance and a full-feature set to meet the evolving day-to-day computing needs of home and business PC users.
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07.26.2004 - The AMD Opteron Processor Drives Powerful New Enterprise Servers And Workstations From Sun



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- July 26, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that the AMD Opteron™ processor will power the 4P Sun Fire V40z server as well as the 1P Sun Java workstation W1100z and 2P Sun Java workstation W2100z, the latest in a family of AMD Opteron processor-based products from Sun Microsystems. The first offering from the AMD and Sun alliance, the Sun Fire V20z, began shipping last April and is one of the top performing two-way x86 servers available today.
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07.22.2004 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro And AMD Develop Computing Solution For Revolutionary Aerodynamic Simulations



View AMD related news. MILANO, ITALY -- July 22, 2004 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced that Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, the Formula One racing team, has implemented a server cluster based on the AMD Opteron™ processor with Direct Connect Architecture in order to advance its essential aerodynamic research and development. The servers based on the AMD Opteron processor represent the highest-performing computing solution ever employed by Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro. Jointly developed with AMD, this solution is the latest in a technology partnership that has spanned three seasons of Formula One racing.
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07.19.2004 - AMD Bestows Prestigious Pathfinder Award To Matheson Tri-Gas, Ibiden, Shin-Etsu Microsi, And Japan Circuit Industrial Co.



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- July 19, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has presented its Pathfinder Award for Best Supplier to four companies: Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.; Ibiden Co. Ltd.; Shin-Etsu MicroSi Inc.; and Japan Circuit Industrial Co. Ltd. At the same time, AMD presented World Class Supplier Achievement Awards to 19 companies for their unsurpassed service and performance excellence in 2003.
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07.19.2004 - AMD Rewrites The Rules For Notebook Performance And Portability With New Mobile Processors



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- July 19, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the Mobile AMD Athlon™ 64 processor 3400+, bringing customers the highest performing 32-bit/64-bit processor designed for Windows®-based notebook PCs. The addition of the new Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3400+ to the award-winning AMD64 processor family provides an even greater selection for powerful 32-bit computing today plus compatibility with tomorrow’s 64-bit software. Like all AMD64 processors, the latest Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor offers an Enhanced Virus Protection security feature, to be enabled by the upcoming Microsoft® Windows XP Service Pack 2.
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07.14.2004 - AMD Reports Second Quarter Results



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- July 14, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today reported sales of $1.262 billion and net income of $32 million for the quarter ended June 27, 2004. Net income amounted to $0.09 per diluted share.
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06.28.2004 - Trek Bicycles Turns To Industry-Leading AMD64 Technology To Enable Lance Armstrong's 'Quest For Six'



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- June 28, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that at the upcoming Tour de France, the United States Postal Service (USPS) Pro Cycling Team, which is presented by Berry Floors, will use a series of Trek bicycles designed on workstations based on the AMD Opteron™ processor with Direct Connect Architecture. The USPS team is led by five-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, who Saturday will begin his quest for a record sixth straight Tour title.
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06.28.2004 - AMD Announces New 64-Bit Applications Demonstrate Performance Increases Up To 57 Percent



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- June 28, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that 64-bit versions of software applications Crafty and The Panorama Factory running on the beta version of the upcoming Microsoft® Windows® XP 64-bit Edition for 64-bit Extended Systems demonstrate significant increases in performance, up to 57 percent for the Panorama Factory, compared to 32-bit software versions. Crafty is an open-source, high-performance chess program scheduled to compete in the World Computer Chess Championship this July. The Panorama Factory V3 digitally renders a set of photos to create a panoramic picture on your desktop.
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06.24.2004 - AMD Opteron Processors Power Fujitsu Systems Europe’s New Enterprise Applications Center



View AMD related news. PARIS -- June 24, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Fujitsu Systems Europe (FSE) has chosen AMD Opteron™ processor-based cluster solutions for its first worldwide enterprise center in Toulouse, France.
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06.24.2004 - AMD Strengthens Mobile Computing R&D with New Engineering Lab in Tokyo



View AMD related news. TOKYO -- June 24, 2004 --Underscoring its commitment to mobile computing customers, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that it has opened an engineering laboratory housed in AMD Japan’s Tokyo headquarters. The AMD Japan Engineering Laboratory plans to hire 15 to 20 engineers over the next 12 to 18 months. The new lab is expected to contribute to AMD’s mobile processor platform design activities to achieve an expanded presence in thin and light notebook PCs, as well as consumer electronics and communication devices that require extremely low power.
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06.23.2004 - AMD Explores Enterprise IT Management Challenges At Third Annual CXO Summit



View AMD related news. NEW YORK -- June 23, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the completion of its third annual CXO Summit. More than 100 senior IT executives from Fortune 1000 companies joined AMD executives to discuss how technology solutions are helping enterprises address IT management challenges. Held on June 22, 2004, in New York City, the summit focused on computing infrastructure investments that help businesses address today’s challenges and support future growth.
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06.21.2004 - AMD Opteron Processor-Based Installations See a Sevenfold Increase In Placements On The Newest Top500 Supercomputer List



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- June 21, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that 30 AMD Opteron™ processor-based systems are listed among the world’s highest-performing supercomputers, as determined by the TOP500 Organization (www.top500.org) Building on an impressive debut on the TOP500 list in November 2003, AMD Opteron processor-based systems appear three times among the top 20 on the most recent list.
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06.17.2004 - The AMD Opteron Processor Powers Formula One Team Sauber Petronas



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- June 17, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Sauber Petronas will implement a server cluster based on the AMD Opteron™ processor with Direct Connect Architecture. The cluster is designed to deliver increased performance for the Swiss Formula One team as part of their aerodynamics research and development efforts. Sauber selected AMD Opteron processor-based solutions to help achieve greater progress particularly in the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), a critical factor complementing Sauber’s aerodynamics and wind tunnel testing.
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06.15.2004 - Spansion’s Second-Generation MirrorBit Technology Goes Wireless, Paves Way for Enhanced Mobile Phones



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CA -- June 15, 2004 --Spansion, the world leader in NOR Flash memory, today announced a powerful new technology optimized for wireless platforms that will help expand the capabilities and accelerate adoption of next-generation mobile phones. Second-generation MirrorBit™ technology supports phones with high-resolution cameras, streaming video, and cutting edge games and applications at a cost structure so compelling that Spansion believes MirrorBit technology will become the next industry standard in Flash memory.
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