ZDNet is reporting that AMD has delayed the Hammer series of processors by about six months:
Both [Clawhammer and Sledgehammer] have now been rescheduled for the second half of the year, company spokesman Ward Tisdale confirmed Friday.The rest of the article can be found here.
AMD representatives said the company decided to wait in order to align the Hammer family of chips--which feature the ability to process data in 64-bit chunks--with a new chip manufacturing technology, called Silicon on Insulator (SOI). At the same time, the company plans to extend its Athlon processors well into 2003, instead of tapering them off earlier.
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