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The semiconductor rivals are pushing forward with new processors that expand the companies' footprints.Semiconductor rivals Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. are pushing forward with new processors that expand the companies' footprints.
Intel this week is expected to demonstrate its future x86 64-bit chip line at its Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Code-named CT, the technology will be the Santa Clara, Calif., company's first public response to the growing popularity of AMD's 64-bit Opteron chip, according to industry observers.
A spokesman for Intel said executives will discuss the CT technologyformerly known as Yamhillduring the three-day conference.