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AMD CEO discusses plan to compete with Intel Atom chip

Discussion in 'News' started by Echo419, July 18, 2008.

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    Advanced Micro Devices has its eye on the ultra-low-cost notebook market. Dirk Meyer--the company's new CEO--and other executives discussed this and ways to make the company profitable during the company's earnings conference call Thursday.

    Meyer--promoted to CEO on Thursday--made it clear that AMD is serious about the so-called Netbook market, where Intel's Atom processor has been the most successful so far. Netbooks have two hallmarks: they are typically under $400 and are extremely small and light. The Asus Eee PC is the most popular Netbook currently.

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