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