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Production AMD Barcelonas to arrive mid-August

Channel doesn't get flannel
Wed Jun 20 2007, 19:00
CHIP FIRM Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has told its distributors and re-sellers to expect production quantities of its up-and-coming Barcelona chip in the middle of August.

That is the traditional time the channel gears up for its sales push although it is a generally quiet time for everyone else.

The long-toothed will remember that this er, phenomenon, has happened before. AMD makes a big push at Computex and then when all the fluff has settled, real chips start appearing in mid-August.

But it seems AMD fluffed its Computex launch a bit, and that caused a bit of a kerfuffle. µ


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