NVIDIA AMD Hammer drivers for Linux

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Thanks username...The NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Driver Set brings both accelerated 2D functionality and high performance OpenGL support to Linux x86 with the use of NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs). These drivers provide optimized...

Hammer time in March/April

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Yep. Thanks to Tony Fernando for mailing us with this story. AMD will introduce its Hammer architecture in March/April next year, its chief financial officer said at the Credit Suisse FB Tech...

Hammer the Memory

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AMD ISN'T doing so well. It's losing money and having to lay off staff. One of the questions that keeps cropping up is, "why don't AMD release the Hammer now in the hope of pushing...

Will Hammer be too late to save AMD?

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It's tempting to include AMD among Gartner Dataquest chief analyst Garry Smith's chip industry "familiar names" who won't be here in six years' time. Smith's comments were reported this week in a Silicon Strategies report....

AMD delays the Hammer

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Seems sister sledge aint working to well - guess we'll just have to use Intels inferior chips :D. "Advanced Micro Devices has pushed out the release of its highly anticipated Hammer chip for...

Red Hat unfurls Hammer plans

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Red Hat Software will bring out a version of its server software for the Hammer processor family from Advanced Micro Devices, as momentum for the chip builds. Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat, the...

AMD's memory-switching Hammer exposed

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Amd says the integrated memory controller on its forthcoming Hammer chips can be turned off, allowing the chips to use the controller of its accompanying chipset if necessary. Thus, inital chip shipments will work with...

AMD demo suggests Hammer in full swing

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Advanced Micro Devices says Opteron, its forthcoming rival to Intel's Itanium 2 chip, is already catching on in the PC industry. AMD, which will introduce the processor early next year, demonstrated on...

Hammer poll over - Hammer wins

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We asked yesterday "Should AMD retain the Hammer CPU name?" Out of 5319 voters, 4434 said "yes", 392 said "no", and 493 said "Doesn't matter, fanboy". That means there's more "doesn't matter fanboys"...

AMD Hammer is just a codename

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At the end of this year we'll see AMD's Clawhammer and next year Sledgehammer – we saw the introductions at IDF-time and of course at CeBIT more recently. This new technology that AMD...

Linux OS support speeds up for AMD's Hammer

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ANYONE WHO DOUBTS that plans for the release of AMD's Hammer are not far advanced need look no further than a release from SUSE Labs. The labs said that 2.4.19pre4 based X86-64 linux kernel snapshot...

Hammer to land in October

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There's some reasonably detailed snippets about AMD's plans up at AMD Zone, suggesting that the firm could well get its Clawhammer processor out in October, and saying that Barton is likely to be shelved. ...

AMD's Hammer In Action

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Hammer? gunna get hammered? who knows- but it does look pretty cool. Check it out! As you've undoubtedly heard, AMD has announced that they have a working version of their...

AMD wields its Hammer

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Advanced Micro Devices provided the first public demonstration of its forthcoming Hammer chip Tuesday. The company hopes to use the chip to challenge Intel on desktops and in servers. At meetings in San Francisco,...

AMD confirms first Hammer silicon out

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AMD EXEC Ben Anixter presented some information about how his company is doing with its process technology this year and next, and said the firm has now successfully produced Hammer silicon. AMD is pleased with...

AMD pins 2002 hopes on Hammer

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AMD'S analyst conference today revealed the extent to which the company believes its 64-bit "Hammer" architecture will benefit it next year. AMD luminaries on the stage included Jerry Sanders III+, Athlon and Hammer chip architect...

AMD's Hammer to smash Intel's plans

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Chip firm AMD introduced hard details of its Hammer 64-bit family at the Microprocessor Forum in San Jose yesterday and early indications are this one's a winner. The architecture Dirk Meyer and his team has...

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