Stories by Terho Uimonen & Laura Rohde

  • AMD releases 750MHz Athlon chip

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) last week regained the lead in the megahertz race from arch-rival Intel with the launch of a 750MHz Athlon processor, with several leading PC makers already signed up to use the speedy chip in upcoming models. AMD released the high-end microprocessor along with a new 533MHz version of its K6-2 processor series, said Richard Baker, an AMD spokesman in the UK.