CHIP FIRM AMD got its first strike in against the Centrino blitz here in CeBIT by announcing its first chip for the so called thin-and-light market. It has a total of 12 notebook processors used bz a variety of vendors, the firm said. The range includes XP-Ms at 1700+ speeds and above using microPGA packaging.
Its full size notebook chips, also in the XP-M series, come at speeds of 2000+ up to 2600+ and are aimed at the burgeoning desknote marketplace.
AMD said its low voltage Athlon XP-M are Socket A parts support a 266MHz front side bus, use .13 micron process tech and it claims it is deploying an open-architecture 802.11diddly approach, allowing for a range of third party vendors to add their own wireless kits. It said Fujitsu will use the XP-M in a Lifebook notebook
News source: The Inq