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  • Chips Use
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    Microprocessors Inside of the mysterious box that perches ominously on your desk is one of the marvels of the modern world. This marvel is also a total enigma to most of the population. This enigma is, of course, the microprocessor. To an average observer a microprocessor is simply a small piece of black plastic that is found inside of almost everything. In How Microprocessors Work they are defined as a computer's central processing unit, usually contained on a single integrated circuit (Wyant a...
  • Amd K 6 2's
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    AMD vs. Pentium A couple of years ago when Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) introduced it's K 5 microprocessor, the phrase 'too little, too late'; was plastered across their name countless times. At that time, if anyone were to name an underdog to the Intel dominated microprocessor market, Cyrix with their dirt-cheap 5 x 86 processor would have been the favorite. Intel had been the only processor that could handle day-to-day functions at reasonable speeds. Such simple tasks as word processing and ca...
  • Intel's New Pentium Chip
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    INTEL Knows Best? A Major Marketing Mistake Problem Statement When Thomas Nicely, a mathematician at Lynchburg College in Virginia, first went public with the fact that Intel's new Pentium chip was defective Intel admitted to the fact that it had sold millions of defective chips, and had known about the defective chips for over four months. Intel said its reasoning for not going public was that most people would never encounter any problems with the chip. Intel said that a spreadsheet user doing...
  • Amd's Stock Price
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    Advanced Micro Devices (traded on NYSE under AMD), the world's second largest producer of microprocessors, has historically lagged behind the giant Intel, which commands about four-fifths of the international microchip market. After two decades of being the best-grounded and sure-footed company in Silicon Valley, Intel is having serious financial and strategic trouble. The company has called off a succession of high-profile projects, replaced its top management in money-losing ventures and is be...
  • Intel Ceo Craig Barrett
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    Introduction This analysis of Intel Corporation is to educate the investor about the company and provide them with useful information that will enable them to make a decision as to whether they should invest in the company. Intel primarily manufactures semiconductors or integrated circuits containing silicon that are used in computers as computer chips. The purpose of this paper is to provide the investor with facts regarding the company profile, global presence, environmental policies, competit...
  • Easy Top Compare Intel And Amd Chips
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    A few years ago Cyrix had the lead in microprocessor speed at the 233 MHz frequency according to PCTODAY. com. But when it came to new technology like migrating from Socket 7 Architecture to SLOT 1, Intel had the lead. Cyrix was targeting the lower-end PC market with inexpensive prices. At the 233 MHz level, Cyrix outperformed Intel and AMD on the same Windows 95 or Windows NT platforms. On September 3, 1999, National Semiconductor Corporation announced it completed the sale of the assets of the...
  • Amd And Intel
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    Advanced Micro Devices How It Stands In The Market Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer, communications markets, and an employer of over 13,000 employees. AMD produces variety of products, such as, microprocessor chips, flash memories, programmable logic devices, embedded chips, nonvolatile memories, and products for communications and networking applications. AMD is most noted for it's development of super-fast and econ...

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