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Finally, Dell cozies up to AMD

Dell Inc. has ended its holdout. In a company news release issued today regarding its first-quarter financial results, the company said it would incorporate Opteron processors from Advanced Micro Devices into a new line of servers.

For years, Dell has stuck with Intel processors through thick and thin, even as AMD's Opteron has proven itself as a high-performance, cost-efficient server processor.

AMD has been a vocal supporter of government regulations preventing agencies from specifiying, essentially, Intel Inside the systems they procure.

Posted by Brad Grimes

Posted by Brad Grimes, Joab Jackson on May 18, 2006 at 9:39 AM


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