AMD annoncerer Duron 850 MHz

Diverse d.  08. januar. 2001, skrevet af KIJ 0 Kommentarer.  Vist: 448 gange.

AMD annoncerede i dag en 850 MHz version af deres Duron processor. Den nye Duron 850 Mhz bygger på samme teknologi som Duron 800 MHz.
SUNNYVALE, CA --JANUARY 8, 2000--AMD today introduced the 850MHz AMD Duron? processor, again delivering innovative technology and a rewarding computing experience at an affordable price. With today's launch, and with the advent of UMA integrated graphics chipsets, AMD continues to enhance its reputation for delivering ideal solutions to value conscious PC shoppers.

Leading computer manufacturers including Compaq and Hewlett-Packard Company plan to offer systems based on the 850MHz AMD Duron processor. Compaq systems also were available for sale from Home Shopping Network this past weekend.

Additionally, more than 40 motherboards featuring UMA graphics-based chipsets are in development. Among the vendors who have announced or who are planning to introduce motherboards based on Socket A, UMA chipsets this quarter are ASUS, Biostar, FIC, Gigabyte and Microstar (MSI).

"MSI is dedicated to supporting low-cost motherboard solutions utilizing the latest integrated UMA chipsets," said Joseph Hsu, President, MSI . "With the release of the KM133M Pro and the new 850MHz AMD Duron processor, value conscious users can take advantage of high-end performance at an affordable price."

The 850MHz, 800MHz and 750MHz AMD Duron processors are priced at $149, $112 and $88 respectively, each in 1,000-unit quantities.

About the AMD Duron? Processor
The AMD Duron processor is a derivative of the award-winning AMD Athlon? processor and is designed to provide an optimized solution for value conscious business and home users. Employing an innovative design, the AMD Duron processor features a sophisticated cache architecture with 192KB of total on-chip cache, a high-speed 200MHz front-side bus, and a superscalar floating point unit with enhanced 3DNow!? technology.
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