AMD is building an environment for its new Opteron—their first chip to be introduced using the Hammer technology. Obviously, a hunky chip like this needs graphics, and AMD announced that 3DLabs, ATI, Matrox and SiS have committed to developing products for the Opteron chip. The Opteron will support AGP-8X graphics as well as use AMD’s own HyperTransport and x86-64 technology giving the world a platform that can both advance into the new computing paradigm of 64-bit computing while maintaining a bridge to the x86 world to ensure a smooth transition for software and hardware developers—at least that’s the plan.
As part of its ongoing research pertaining to the workstation market, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released its quarterly JPR ...
Back when appointment TV ruled the world, it was fun to follow the gala unveilings of the networks and studios