20 April 2001
AMD, once the "little engine that could", is now a force to be reckoned with. This past week, AMD posted another positive earnings quarter. But they are not content to sit on that good news...they are looking for more and that is what the Team AMD Tech Tour is all about. They are speaking to system builders, evangelizing the gospel of AMD.
This past Thursday, Team AMD made a stop in Philadelphia. There were about 400 people present and the majority of those were system builders and OEM's. AMD brought with them some of their partners like Asus, MSI, Microsoft, NVIDIA and DFI. Part 2 of this feature will cover those partners and their latest wares including DDR motherboards. Oh, and believe the hype, the GeForce3 looks even more incredible live.
For people who liked to win things, this show was incredible. Prizes included a 19" NEC monitor, Windows 2000, motherboards galore, video cards and 1GHz Athlons. Unfortunately, I came away empty handed...doh!
Part 1 of this feature will cover the Sales and Marketing Presentation and the Technical Presentation. If want to skip the corporate fluff, just jump to the Technical page.