AMD eyes Dresden as site for 300mm wafer fab
News & Analysis 12/12/2001 Post a comment
Dresden, Germany -- Advanced Micro Devices' fab complex here is being considered as the site for a 300mm wafer pilot line sometime in 2003, and ultimately for a production fab a year later, officials here said Tuesday.
Intel, Sun sketch multiprocessor chip plans
News & Analysis 12/10/2001 Post a comment
Intel Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. are each laying plans to deliver multiprocessing computers on a chip. Both plan to put two to more processors on a die with simultaneous multithreading (SMT), a design approach that lets a processor handle two or more threads of an application simultaneously.
AMD raises Q4 sales forecast to 10% sequential growth
News & Analysis 12/6/2001 Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today raised its sales forecast for the fourth quarter partly because of strong for its new Athlon XP processor, which was introduced on Oct. 9. AMD said better-than-expected PC processor sales will drive up overall Q4 revenues by 10% compared to $765.9 million in the third quarter.