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CPU Review: AMD's 64 bit x86 "Hammer"

Aug 11, 2000, 07:24 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by William Henning)

[ Thanks to Bill Henning for this link. ]

"AMD is striking while they are hot..."

"Athlon... Thunderbird... Duron... and now details of the 64 bit x86 extensions that are the foundation of AMD's upcoming "Hammer" series of processors. Sledgehammer will be the first processor in this series; and I for one am eagerly awaiting its release."

"I wish to thank Bob Mitton and Rob Lallier of AMD who were kind enough to brief me on the information they are releasing on August 10th...."

"Q: Are you helping the Linux community port to x86-64?"

"A: We are already in contact with some Linux developers, look for some more information at the upcoming Linux World Expo."

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