AMD launches Geode NX 1250@6W processors

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 14 2004 @ 19:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) (NYSE: AMD) today announced the most recent addition to its AMD Geode NX family of high-performance, low-power processors, the AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor. Based on the x86 architecture, the new processor is designed for solutions that require long-term market commitment such as thin clients, printers, point of sale, information and transaction kiosks and telecommunications networking equipment. The AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor is compatible with the AMD Geode NX 1500@6W processor and AMD Geode NX 1750@14W processor.

The Geode NX 1250@6W processor is based on an AMD Athlon™ core and demonstrates the company’s commitment to making enhancements to its x86 product offerings and delivering a full line of x86 products to market. The AMD Geode family of embedded solutions is part of AMD’s strategy to offer assets, resources and vision for extending x86 solutions from low-power embedded solutions up through the highest-performing server platforms. The Geode NX 1250@6W processor is a cost-effective solution for customers requiring sub-one gigahertz performance without a fan. Operating without a fan not only reduces design costs and allows for better power management, but also allows the processor to co-exist in virtually any environment because it can operate silently.

The AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor operates at 667MHz and is supported by the AMD Geode NX DB1500 development board. The Geode NX 1500@6W processor operates at 1GHz and is supported by the AMD Geode NX DB1500. The Geode NX 1750@14W processor operates at 1.4 GHz. Model numbers reflect performance as described here: here

About the AMD Geode™ NX 1250@6W processor
The AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor specifications:
.13um fabrication process
128/256KB L1/L2 cache
266MHz Front-Side Bus
Floating Point logic
AMD PowerNow!™ technology
Less than 6 watt (typical) to 9 watt (maximum) Total System Power Dissipation
Socket A compatibility
3DNow!™, MMX™ and SSE Instruction Set


Pricing and Availability
The AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor is currently sampling with product availability targeted for October 2004. The AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor is priced at $45 in 10,000-unit quantities. For more information about the AMD Geode NX 1250@6W processor, visit: AMD


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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