Quad FX Platform Customer and Technology Partner Support Addendum
As the next innovation on AMD
's consistent roadmap, native Quad-Core AMD
Opteron processors continue AMD
's tradition of reducing the total cost of ownership for the enterprise.
Opteron processors represent the very latest products based on AMD
's innovative Direct Connect Architecture, the industry's first architecture to deliver x86-based 32- and 64-bit computing and to reduce traditional front-side bus bottlenecks, offering customers processing core consistency and stability across 1-, 2-, 4- and 8-way systems.
As a result, AMD
expects to increase the performance-per-watt of today's AMD
Opteron(TM) processor-powered servers by approximately 60 percent through 2007, and by approximately 150 percent through 2008.
is working with industry-leading companies to deliver differentiated technology and solutions to consumers for the AMD
Colfax International commends AMD
and ASUS for the work done on the AMD
Desktop systems based on AMD
64 dual-core technology, including the AMD
Athlon 64 X2 processor 6000+, benefit from AMD
's open platform approach that enables superior technologies designed for outstanding mainstream PC experiences with leading-edge graphics performance, high quality video, and minimal idle power draw.
Athlon MP processors 1800+, 1600+ and 1500+ are priced at $302, $210 and $180, respectively, in 1,000-unit quantities.
is dramatically growing its offerings for high-end embedded markets.
The 1GHz, 950MHz, 900MHz and 850MHz mobile AMD
Athlon 4 processors are priced at $425, $350, $270 and $240, respectively, and the 850MHz and 800MHz new mobile AMD
Duron processors are priced at $197 and $170, respectively, each in 1,000-unit quantities.
has also made extensive use of "clock gating" in the "Barcelona" design to enable automatic shut-down of areas of logic not being utilized for further power savings.
Also, on April 6, the nation's third-largest home shopping network, ValueVision (Nasdaq:VVTV), will begin offering 900MHz AMD
Duron processor-based systems to its 43 million viewers as part of the V2 Premier system.