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Okoro OMS-BX300 home theater PC delivers high performance, high price

While companies like Dell and Lenovo are trying to enter the home theater PC market at the low end, with unassuming processors and nary a Blu-ray drive to brag about, Okoro is heading in the opposite direction with its new OMS-BX300 "Blu-ray Digital Entertainment System." Forget an Intel Atom or AMD Athlon CPU—Intel's high-performance Core i7 920 2.

August 23, 2009 by

Intel to tackle AMD in 'ultrathin' market

AMD, having annoyed tech taxonomists everywhere by launching its Athlon Neo chipset for the 'ultrathin' category of notebooks (cheaper than an ultraportable, more highly specced than a netbook), already has Intel snapping at its heels.According to our sister publication News.

January 12, 2009 by

Dell notebooks to feature AMD's Turions and Semprons?

Andrew Gruen over at CNET Reviews blogged: Though Dell already broke up with Intel in the server market this May, Digitimes reports that the company is about to do the same for its notebooks. According to anonymous "sources at Taiwan-based notebook makers," Dell is set to launch a full range of AMD-based laptops based on the Sempron, Athlon 64, and Turion 64 X2 processors in the forth quarter of this year.

August 2, 2006 by

Conroe puts Intel back on top

A $180 Core 2 Duo E6400 CPU can outperform an AMD Athlon FX-62 (which costs $1,059). Not only that, but it thrashes the Intel Extreme Edition 965 too. At that end of the Conroe scale, the performance differences are small (but not when you factor in the price), but take it to the other end of the scale, the Core 2 Extreme X6800 has everything eating it's dust.

July 14, 2006 by

Chip talk

commentary What technologies are chip manufacturers using to create smaller and smaller chips?The general perversity of the universe has conspired to ensure that I do not deliver the promised performance comparison between the AMD Athlon 64 and Intel "Prescott" this month.

May 10, 2004 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Friday 26/09/2003It's been a long week for our beloved leader, editor Matt "Nice Boy" Loney, who has combined his hectic duties in managing the site and all us lot with a quick trip to the Continent to see AMD launch the Athlon 64. Perhaps it's been a bit too long: moved to write a column about whether Intel has fumbled the ball by letting AMD produce a 32+64 bit architecture, he settles on the headline: "Will you still love me when I'm 64 (bits)?

September 26, 2003 by

AMD, Intel trim prices on chips

Advanced Micro Devices lowers the prices of its desktop and mobile Athlon XP processors as much as 35 percent, after Intel cuts the cost of its desktop Celerons up to 18 percent.

May 27, 2003 by

Sun blades cut with AMD power

The server maker says it will use the laptop version of Advanced Micro Devices' Athlon XP processor in its upcoming "blade" servers--but it's not leaving Intel out in the cold.

February 24, 2003 by

Athlon XP/2600+: conclusion

AMD released the Athlon XP/2600+ to market earlier than expected. This was urgently necessary, as the Intel architecture has been constantly improving, with faster PC1066 Rambus memory and a quicker 533MHz frontside bus.

September 3, 2002 by

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