"This is not a big deal," said the Dell executive, who declined to be named. "In order to remain competitive, we have to make sure that we have [a wide] enough variety of products to meet the market demand."According to ZDNet Asia, the upcoming Dell notebooks will include mobile Sempron and Turion 64 X2 processors and 15.4" wide-screen displays, and ship in early October. Pricing hasn't been revealed by either company, although the laptops will reportedly be aimed at the consumer market. Thanks to The Inquirer for the tip.
K. J. Chou, general manager of [AMD]'s Taiwan operation, said: "This is a sensitive topic, though we won't deny the fact that we are working with Dell on desktop and notebook PCs." . . . Chou noted: "Consumers will be able to buy AMD-based computers from Dell by the end of the year."