AMD: Advanced Micro Devices - Global supplier of integrated circuits for personal and networked computing and communications. |
Centaur Technology - Was IDT. Makes WinChip processor family, world's smallest x86 processors, shipping four different parts, and consistently has the fastest design cycle in the industry. Subsidiary of VIA Technologies.
3DNow.net - Resource site offering information on AMD and its technologies. Includes news articles and discussion forums.
Elbrus International - E2K microprocessor: postRISC parallel architecture claimed 2x faster than Merced. Has optimizing compiler. High security: supports data types in hardware, checks handling at run time.
Evergreen Technologies, Inc. - Designs, manufactures, distributes and supports processor (CPU) upgrades for personal computers.
Intel Corp. - Manufacturer of x86 microprocessors. Also make chipsets, motherboards and network processors.
JC's PC News'n'Links - PC hardware sites and tech news, information on x86 processors and other computing technologies. Updated frequently.
The PC Technology Guide - Outlines the basic structure of a processor and the architectures of recent designs from Intel, AMD and Cyrix.
Sandpile.org - Archive of technical x86 processor information and downloadable documentation. Includes a discussion forum.
Ars Technica - Part [2/2] of an article discussing the architectural history of the Pentium family of processors covering the trace cache, instruction window, P4 and Pentium-M developments and branch prediction. (July 26, 2004)
Ars Technica - Part [1/2] of an article discussing the architectural history of the Pentium family of processors covering the integer pipeline, P6 architecture and the impact of legacy x86 support. (July 11, 2004)
Wired News: AMD Throws Down the Gauntlet - Article discussing AMD's release of a 1.3ghz Athlon chip, its support for DDR memory and AMD's planned future release of a 64 bit chip. (March 22, 2001)