Hammer Brand Name Revealed
Posted by [PM], 11/20/2002 11:06 AM
At Comdex, AMD yesterday announced it has selected AMD Athlon 64 as the brand name for its next-generation processor for desktop and mobile PCs, formerly code named "Clawhammer". The upcoming AMD Athlon 64 processor is expected to be the industry's first and only 64-bit, x86 PC processor for desktop and mobile computing. Desktop and mobile PCs built on the AMD Athlon 64 processor will be able to run 64-bit applications at full performance and simultaneously run 32-bit software applications with no performance penalty. AMD Opteron will be the brand name for 64bit server CPU formerly known as Sledgehammer.
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