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Intel still stuck on the FireWire fence It's in the 1394 patent pool so why doesn't it just back the technology? Merced: what meaneth the Extensible Firmware Interface? Intel Developer Forum Or how to boot your IA-64 chip into shape Merced Tracks: Compaq's views on legacy Doesn't scale well enough Merced: the Linux track Trillian talk at Palm Springs 5 September 1999 Floppy disk on last legs as Concept PCs arrive Backup your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile smile Intel shifts to 133MHz bus, AGP 4x for notebooks next year But first moves to 100MHz bus, PC100 4 September 1999 Intel abandons server Rambus efforts Problems with Carmel frustrate Chipsetzilla efforts Does BX chipset with SDRAM outperform 820 with Rambus? It was well worth drinking those Banquet Coors 3 September 1999 How Intel raced flat out to demo Merced Two weeks ago it booted at 700MHz 2 September 1999 Dell's Bell admits company overclocks chips But all in the cause of science, of course Intel move to PC-133 mere lip service i820 won't have it, while special chipset won't have Rambus Intel in full cunning strategic retreat over PC-133 Requests from vendors make them promise support 1 September 1999 Four way Merced: the pix It's a great big lumbering beast Cumine 7xx processors confirmed for late October It's not from the horse's mouth, but it's pretty close Merced could be a great games machine Can Chipzilla prevent the inevitable? Intel's IXA architecture like fungal mycelium StrongARM controller strongarms six Risc processes Intel claims IA64 will outperform Risc offerings But how will Chipzilla achieve volume sales of Merced? 31 August 1999 "Chipzilla leapfrogs Chimpzilla in desert My chip's faster than your chip, says Tweedlebong to TweedleAMD Intel leaves 1394 out in cold, USB 2.0 exposed to desert glare VGA dead: not many end users out of pocket New lamps for old monitors arrive at 15 per cent premium Seven Dramurai say they will make Rambus cheaper But premium will still be 25 per cent more next year Intel pushes Rambus hard Gelsinger gives update on Camino i820 Intel's Barrett shows Linux running on Merced ...but Win2000 evaluation period runs out... NGIO, Future IO war over No more war, just more jaw jaw FlexATX mobos, Concept PCs make it to market Barbie Doll makes it but bad news for Ken Pentium III/Mobile at 0.18 micron to arrive fall But Geyserville won't come with it 30 August 1999 Intel to roll Camino i820 details out this week Launch date is a little later Intel says Via bigger threat than AMD But execution will see Chipzilla through Intel to demonstrate Merced silicon tomorrow Will it manage to run Win64 as well as Linux

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