Notebooks with AMD Mobile Sempron expected in mid-August

Posted on Thursday, Aug 05 2004 @ 15:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In the mid-August notebook vendors, including HP, Acer, Asustek and eMachines, are expected to start marketing low-cost entry-level notebooks featuring the AMD Mobile Sempron.
The K8 Mobile Sempron notebooks are likely to receive some momentum in the global notebook market in the second half, thanks to the delay of Intel’s Alviso chipsets, the sources said.

With simple adjustments, makers can easily upgrade their notebooks from a K7 to a K8 platform without involving any redesign to the motherboards, the sources stated.

How quickly vendors ramp up sales of Mobile Sempron notebooks is key for AMD in the race with Intel for the world’s notebook CPU market share, said the sources
Source: DigiTimes


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