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Dell.amd Looks like Dell will finally take the plunge. moishe msg:1567985 10:49 pm on May 18, 2006 (gmt 0) [ ...] forbes.com
Dell finally announced that it will start using AMD's processors, breaking its long-standing, single-source relationship with Intel and giving AMD yet another victory over its archrival.
treeline msg:1567986 11:21 pm on May 18, 2006 (gmt 0)
Yeah! It's about time. We'll still have to wait for them to filter down to regular computers, (just servers for now) but a little competition on pricing and performance should be good for us consumers. Brett_Tabke msg:1567987 1:11 am on May 19, 2006 (gmt 0)
Whew. Austin TX the last six months:
Samsung builds major plant (thousands of workers):
AMD expands work force late last year. Dell continues to expand. Yesterday: HP announces it will open two massive data centers here.
And now Dell goes with home town AMD!
...last one out of the silicon valley headed for Austin - please turn out the lights ;-)
moishe msg:1567988 2:19 pm on May 19, 2006 (gmt 0)
Yep, welcome to the Silicon Hills:) retro msg:1567989 8:15 pm on May 23, 2006 (gmt 0)
The systems people that I know aren't buying fancy dual core servers at the moment only storage.
Servers center energy/cooling costs have sky rocketed recently.