AMD, Kryotech cooperate over 1GHz Athlon at Comdex

Athlon Powers has got his mobo working

Kryotech, the cryogenic cooling company, will demo a commercial AMD Athlon system running at 1GHz at Comdex on Tuesday. The Super G system will be used in a number of commercial machines, including Carrera, as we reported two weeks ago. Kryotech said it will demo the system at Booth #L1963 at Comdex on Tuesday. The system has endorsement from Dana Krelle, VP of strategic marketing at AMD's computer products group. He said: "The Super G is another example of the extensive capabilities of the Athlon for setting new levels of performance and speed." AMD had formed a partnership with Kyrotech to produce the 1GHz system, Krelle added. A bare bones system will cost around $2,500, and shipments will begin during this week. A list of its authorised resellers will be posted on its Web site. ® See also AMD pumps up Athlon speed to 1GHz for Comdex AMD confirms 750MHz Athlons a go-go, mentions Register in despatches Carrera intros 1GHz Athlon box

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