Microsoft's Windows XP SP3 ready for a Hit
Finally, the software giant Microsoft is with a wrapper. End Users will be able to download the Service Pack, SP3 of XP starting next week. However, users will have to select the optional download in Windows Update or download a much larger-sized standalone installer from the Microsoft site. Chris Keroack has details at the Microsoft's Website. It's your turn to upgrade to XP SP3 Now!
Price of Chips lowered by Intel, Heavy pressure for AMD
Intel recently announced the cut in price of about a dozen processors. Most of the processors under the reduced price include those built on 65 nanometer (nm) technology, which is being phased out in favor of its new 45nm chips. This is sure going to put heavy pressure on AMD. Hope this is going to relief all customers.
AMD LAUNCHES NEW LOW-POWER, DUAL-CORE ATHLONS
AMD has released two more 45W energy-efficient Athlon desktop processors - the Athlon X2 4450e and the Athlon X2 4050e. Both chips are dual-core processors designed to reduce power consumption and offer greater performance per watt. The release comes on the heels of AMD's early March announcement that the company was shipping the 45W, X2 4850E chip. The two new processors unveiled are designed for power users who run multiple processor-intensive applications at the same time, AMD said.