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Hammer time in March/April

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... More...

Will Hammer be too late to save AMD?

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.... More...

AMD delays the Hammer

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... More...

Red Hat unfurls Hammer plans

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... More...

AMD's memory-switching Hammer exposed

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... More...

Hammer poll over - Hammer wins

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"... More...

Hammer poll over - Hammer wins

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"... More...

AMD Hammer is just a codename

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... More...

Hammer to land in October

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. ... More...

AMD's Hammer In Action

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... More...

AMD wields its Hammer

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,... More...

AMD pins 2002 hopes on Hammer

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... More...

AMD's Hammer to smash Intel's plans

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... More...

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