AMD server push fraught with peril


Author: JT Smith “NEC, the second-largest Japanese server seller after Fujitsu, said Monday it is using AMD’s 1.33GHz Athlon chips — its fastest CPU so far — to power a special-purpose server “appliance” that will be able to send streams of video over the Internet. The rack-mountable system uses one server to encode video and audio information and two more servers to send the information out over the network.”


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