CALIBER COMPUTER CORPORATION Announces Support for New AMD Athlon™ XP Processor 1800+ with Quantispeed™ Architecture
Fremont, CA, USA --
CALIBER COMPUTER CORPORATION today announced the CDT1100a computer powered by the new AMD Athlon™ XP processor with QuantiSpeed™ architecture. Caliber's CDT1100a includes the AMD Athlon XP processor 1800+, 256MB DDRAM, Matrox's 32MB G550 graphics card and a 16X DVD drive.
The AMD Athlon XP processor with QuantiSpeed™ architecture is designed to provide the extreme performance needed for the ultimate computing experience. It combines unparalleled performance with ease of use and support for the world’s most popular software.
“CALIBER is proud to offer systems with AMD’s new AMD Athlon™ XP processor 1800+ with QuantiSpeed™ architecture,” said Thomas Chang, President, Caliber Computer Corporation. “With its patented QuantiSpeed™ architecture, the AMD Athlon XP processor delvers a ‘quantum leap’ in application performance for end-users.”
“We’re pleased that CALIBER has chosen the new AMD Athlon XP processor 1800+ to power their new CDT1100a system,” said Lee Little, AMD’s director of Field Marketing. “This system will provide the extreme performance needed for a great computing experience on the most meaningful business and home applications.”
About the AMD Athlon™ XP Processor
AMD introduced its brand-new processor for high-performance desktop computers, the AMD Athlon XP processor. The AMD Athlon XP processor features
the new, patented QuantiSpeed™ architecture, which delivers a quantum leap in performance for office productivity, digital media, and 3D gaming. The new architecture also includes 3DNow!™ Professional technology, which adds 52 new
instructions, extending 3DNow! technology capabilities to more software titles than any other processor in the world. The AMD Athlon “XP” modifier is designed to convey the extreme performance AMD Athlon XP processors deliver for the upcoming Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system.
AMD will identify the AMD Athlon XP processor using model numbers, as opposed to megahertz, and is introducing 1800+, 1700+, 1600+ and 1500+ versions. Model numbers are designed to communicate the relative application performance among the various AMD Athlon XP processors.
The AMD Athlon™ XP processor features 384KB of on-chip, full-speed cache. It is compatible with AMD's Socket A infrastructure, and supports the advanced 266MHz front-side bus.
AMD Athlon XP processors are manufactured using AMD's 0.18-micron copper process technology in Fab 30 in Dresden, Germany.
About Caliber Computer Corporation
Caliber Computer Corporation, headquartered in Fremont, California, is a leading computer systems company and a premier supplier of technology for business customers, government agencies, educational institutions and consumers. The company was founded in 1985. Today, Caliber has five offices worldwide and revenue for the last four quarters totaled $ 250 million.