Stories by James Niccolai and Tom Allen

  • Gateway the latest to use AMD chips

    In a big win for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Gateway plans to start using AMD processors in upcoming personal computers to supplement its use of Intel chips. But it might be some time before we see AMD-based products in Australia. Gateway Australia marketing manager Michelle Vanzella said that, although its product segmentation is different in the US and Japan, as always it will track and review these product decisions and will consider its application to the local market.

  • AMD adds NEC to its list of users

    NEC has become the latest big PC maker to say it will build PCs using chips from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). And according to AMD's business development manager for Australia and New Zealand, Steven Fraser, this means further encouragement for local assemblers who choose AMD over Intel. Fraser told ARN that AMD is experiencing 20 per cent quarter-on-quarter growth in the local market.