Some of you may know that I’m the 64-bit champion for MS in Australia. That said, I need a new machine to help me show off some of the cool new 64-bit stuff. AMD have announced some new mobile chips, including an Athalon64. A few machines have been announced, including the tablet below (which looks very cool). The one I lust after though is from Alienware. Now to clean up the drool from my keyboard …
Thanks to Michael for the link.
July 19, 2004 12:01 AM USEastern Timezone
AMD Rewrites the Rules for Notebook Performance and Portability with New Mobile Processors; New Mobile PCs from Alienware, Averatec and Epson Direct Expected for Back-to-School Season
SUNNYVALE Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 19, 2004–
First Convertible Tablet PC Powered by Mobile AMD Athlon&tm; Processor Now Available from Averatec
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced the Mobile AMD Athlon&tm; 64 processor 3400+, bringing customers the highest performing 32-bit/64-bit processor designed for Windows®-based notebook PCs. The addition of the new Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3400+ to the award-winning AMD64 processor family provides an even greater selection for powerful 32-bit computing today plus compatibility with tomorrow’s 64-bit software. Like all AMD64 processors, the latest Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor offers an Enhanced Virus Protection security feature, to be enabled by the upcoming Microsoft(R) Windows XP Service Pack 2. …
Details about the Tablet: