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AMD64 Processors honoured with 36 prestigious awards worldwide

  • 10 February, 2004 15:22

<p>FYI – AMD 64 processors have been honoured with 36 prestigious awards worldwide since initial product launches. Most recently, the AMD Opteron processor Model 848 received the Microprocessor Report Analysts’ Choice Award for Best Server Processor 2003. This is the fourth consecutive year that In-Stat/MDR analysts have recognised AMD processors for their technical innovation.</p>
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<p>SUNNYVALE, CA — February 9, 2004—AMD (AMD: NYSE) today announced that its AMD64 processors have already received 36 awards worldwide since the AMD Opteron™ processor launch in April 2003 and the introduction of the AMD Athlon™ 64 processor in September 2003. Most recently, the AMD Opteron processor Model 848 received the Microprocessor Report Analysts’ Choice Award for Best Server Processor 2003. This is the fourth consecutive year that In-Stat/MDR analysts have recognized AMD processors for their technical innovation.</p>
<p>“These awards clearly demonstrate that when you innovate with the needs of your customers in mind, you’ll come out on top,” said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager of AMD’s Microprocessor Business Unit. “The real winners here are our customers who use AMD64 technology to enjoy a world-class computing experience.”</p>
<p>AMD Opteron™ Processor Awards</p>
<p>PC Magazine 2003 Technical Excellence Awards: Components Category
InfoWorld Readers' Choice Awards: Best Processor/Component
Microprocessor Report Analysts’ Choice Award: Best Server Processor
China Computerworld: Product of the Year Award
PC Magazine (Taiwan): Editors' Choice Award
PC World Latin America: Best Component Award
PC World Computer (Poland): Product of the Year 2003 in server processors segment
HPCWire: Editor's Choice Award
LinuxWorld Conference &amp; Expo 2003: Best 64-bit Cluster Solution
Clusterworld Conference &amp; Expo: Best in Show Award
Clusterworld Conference &amp; Expo: Best 64-bit Turnkey Solution: Microway’s Navion clusters based on the AMD Opteron™ processor
PCB Technology Leadership Awards: Computer Category, End product use
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce: Most Innovative Business - Large Business Category</p>
<p>AMD Athlon™ 64 FX Processor Awards</p>
<p>Ziff Davis Media Gaming Group: 1UP Awards "Gaming Rig of the Year" Award
PC Weekly (Hong Kong): Editor’s Choice Award
CNET News: Editors' Choice Award: Polywell 900NF3-FX1 Workstation based on the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-51 Processor
Tom’s Hardware Guide (Germany and International): Readers Choice Awards 2003, Best Innovation in CPUs
Ultra One (Japan): Best of Parts -CPU
PC-DIY (Japan): Best Performance
Computer Graphics World: Innovation Award
PC Professionell (Germany): Best High End Processors
PC World Computer (Poland): Product of the Year 2003 in desktop processors segment
PC Direkt (Germany): Best of High Tech
Info Exame (Brazil): Best Processor
IT Pro (Norway): Product of the Year
PC Praxis (Germany): Best in CPU Category</p>
<p>AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor Awards</p>
<p>PC Magazine: Best Products of 2003: Processor Category
PC Magazine: 2003 Technical Excellence Awards: Components Category
PC Buyer (Hong Kong): Editor’s Choice Award
Gamers Depot: Best CPU of the Year Award
PC Professionell (Germany): Innovation of the Year 2002/2003 Award
Info Exame (Brazil): Hardware of the Year
Australian Personal Computer Magazine: Best CPU 2003
iXBT (Russia): Brand of the Year
Gamepyre Reviews: Gamers’ Choice Award</p>
<p>AMD64 Technology</p>
<p>China Semiconductor Industry Association: Best IC Innovation for 64-bit processors
PC World Awards (Norway): Product of the Year 2003</p>
<p>About AMD64 Technology
The AMD64 technology follows the evolutionary path of the industry-standard x86 architecture, allowing development of a unified 64-bit computing infrastructure designed to be fully compatible with the pervasive x86 architecture. AMD64 technology allows customers to protect their investments by continuing to use their 32-bit software until they decide to implement 64-bit software.</p>
<p>About AMD
AMD (NYSE:AMD) designs and produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices and system-on-chip solutions for the computer, communications and consumer electronics industries. AMD is dedicated to helping its customers deliver standards-based, customer-focused solutions for technology users, ranging from enterprises to government agencies and individual consumers. Founded in 1969, AMD is a Standard &amp; Poor's 500 company with global operations and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan and Asia.</p>
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