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AMD "Hammer" Architecture To Be Unveiled

| Posted: Oct 15, 2001 7:02 am

There's no rest for AMD! So soon after the release of their latest chip, the Athlon XP, AMD have announced that they will disclose the architectural details of their next-generation chips, codenamed "Hammer".

 

AMD's Vice President and Chief Technical Officer Fred Weber today will disclose architectural details of AMD's next-generation "Hammer" microprocessor architecture at Microprocessor Forum in San Jose, Calif. Weber will also discuss how HyperTransport¬ô, the innovative technology designed to accelerate internal system communications, simplifies the design and boosts the performance of multiprocessing systems.

 

There's a tad more information about this on AMD's site right here.

 

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