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July 13, 2001 11:31:43 PM


1. ) Processor Price Drop Effective July 16th 2001

AMD announces a price move for select AMD processor products effective July 16th
2001. Call your AMD authorized distributor for more details. A listing of AMD
authorized distributors can be found at

2.) AMD'S Multiprocessor Platform Receives Novell's Server Software

Novell Inc., a leading provider of Net services software, has certified the AMD
Athlon (TM) MP processor and the AMD-760 (TM) MP chipset, AMD's
multiprocessing platform for one- and two-way servers. This certification,
known as "Yes, Tested and Approved," assures business users that through
rigorous testing, Novell has evaluated AMD's multiprocessing platform as
providing the highest degree of reliability and interoperability with the Novell
NetWare operating system. Novell NetWare is a server operating system that
brings non-stop access and Internet-ready security to all types of networks.

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3.) CRN Selects AMD Athlon (TM) Processor for 'Ultimate PC'

-- AMD Athlon (TM) processor chosen ahead of Pentium® 4 processor at PC EXPO --

NEW YORK-JUNE 26, 2001-AMD today announced that CRN has selected the AMD Athlon
(TM) processor for its "Ultimate PC" demonstration at PC EXPO in New York. CRN
Test engineers chose the AMD Athlon processor ahead of the Pentium® 4 processor,
combining the AMD Athlon processor with the fastest, most robust and reliable PC
components selected by CRN to create the most powerful PC in the industry today.

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4.) Thanks for Your Support! Read the Latest on What the San Francisco
Chronicle Has to Say About AMD...

5.) AMD Demonstrates Support For Windows XP

LAS VEGAS -- June 26, 2001 -- Rick Belluzzo, president and chief operating
officer of Microsoft Corp., addressed more than 600 industry leaders at Partner
Marketing Day in Las Vegas, sharing Microsoft's plans for the marketing frenzy
behind Microsoft Windows XP and launching an unprecedented campaign for the
revolutionary new operating system.

During the daylong event, Microsoft, along with key industry original equipment
manufacturers (OEMs), independent software vendors (ISVs), independent hardware
vendors (IHVs), channel partners and retailers, will begin planning marketing
activities around the Oct. 25 worldwide launch of the Windows XP operating

"AMD values its relationship with Microsoft and is pleased to be working with it
on marketing initiatives for Windows XP," said Ned Finkle, Director of Software
Infrastructure Relations at AMD. "Microsoft's Windows XP development team,
running in one of the most rigorous development environments in the world, is
increasingly using AMD processor-based systems for the development of its
operating system. The power of the AMD Athlon processor combined with Windows XP
will make using applications such as video editing and speech recognition easy
and fun for computer users."

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July 14, 2001 6:54:02 PM

What do you have to say to that, AmdMeltDown???

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July 14, 2001 8:41:48 PM

>What do you have to say to that, AmdMeltDown???

It's not news to me, is it news to you?

personally I like Intels outlook far better than Amd's.

"AMD/ <i>still</i> are the weakest link, good bye!"
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July 14, 2001 9:21:38 PM

I had to remove the User ID.

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July 16, 2001 6:06:52 AM

crash, Amd is bugging me now! look.

AMD Athlon Piece-of-[-peep-]™ (POS) Kits
Kits include promotional items for use in stores. Contains one of the each of the following: AMD Athlon™ burnt offerings Matt™, Tears Pad, 8"x8" dial 911™ Window Sticker, AMD Athlon/AMD Duron "burnt offerings inside™," fire extinguisher, 1"x1" Bezel Stickers (35/sheet), and AMD Athlon soiled Poster. Limit: 2

wow how nice of them.

just a joke.

"AMD/ <i>still</i> are the weakest link, good bye!"
July 16, 2001 1:15:37 PM

Thanks Crashman for the great info, as always!!


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