AMD UNVEILS ENERGY EFFICIENT DESKTOP PROCESSOR ROADMAP
Energy-Efficient AMD Processors Enable Sleeker PC Designs; Help Consumers and Businesses Save Energy Without Compromising Performance
[quote]SAN JOSE, Calif. â€” May 16, 2006 â€” Leveraging its leadership in performance-per-watt computing, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today unveiled a top-to-bottom energy efficient AMD desktop processor roadmap at the In-Stat Spring Processor Forum. Consumers and businesses alike are requesting smaller, more elegant PCs that aesthetically complement home and office environments, yet deliver the same performance as larger systems. Energy efficient AMD Athlonâ„¢ 64 X2 dual-core, AMD Athlon 64 and AMD Sempronâ„¢ processors, based on the upcoming socket AM2, are designed to provide for new freedoms in PC form factor design by offering significant performance-per-watt advantages over standard processors for commercial and consumer markets. Energyâ€“efficient computing is a crucial step for the computing industry as large businesses seek to reduce operating costs.
â€œAMD is challenging the status quo for commercial clients,â€