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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

AMD plots return to the data center with Naples

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There aren’t many second acts in technology, let alone a third. But that isn’t stopping AMD.

In the early part of the century, AMD shook up the computing world when it introduced three major changes to the x86 CPU: multi-core CPUs, 64-bit extensions, and moving the memory controller onto the CPU instead of a separate front-side bus.

As a result, the company suddenly became very competitive with Intel and began taking market share. Nowhere was that more obvious than in servers, where the company introduced its first server product, called Opteron.

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May 16, 2017 at 06:04PM

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from Andy Patrizio

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