July 26, 2001
Intel, AMD square off over standard
Author: JT Smith
Yet another standards battle is looming on the horizon as AMD and Intel back new standards to connect CPUs to other chips. AMD has HyperTransport, a standard backed by the eight companies in charge of the HyperTransport Technology Consortium, including Apple. Intel prefers 3GIO, and has plans to sponsor an industry standards body to govern its choice. Full report at CNET News.com.