AMD Shanghai to compete Intel Nehalem

Advanced Micro Devices is making it clear that its upcoming 45-nanometer processor for servers “Shanghai” will compete against what Intel brings to market with its new line of processors based on the upcoming “Nehalem” microarchitecture. According to AMD Senior Vice President Randy Allen, the chip will ship in Q4 2008, and his company will be ready […]

Advanced Micro Devices is making it clear that its upcoming 45-nanometer processor for servers “Shanghai” will compete against what Intel brings to market with its new line of processors based on the upcoming “Nehalem” microarchitecture. According to AMD Senior Vice President Randy Allen, the chip will ship in Q4 2008, and his company will be ready with its server products before Intel. “They [Intel] won't be factoring our 45-nanometer Shanghai product and be making shipments of that by the end of the year,” Allen said.

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