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May 18, 2009

Once a Chip Curmudgeon, Dell Gives Via a Spin

Ashlee Vance

A couple of years ago, Dell looked equal parts laggard and self-defeating Intel-loyalist when it ended up as the last big server maker to add popular chips from Advanced Micro Devices as options for customers. Now, a revamped Dell has shown flashes of creativity and an adventurous spirit by becoming the first hardware heavyweight to pop chips from the Taiwanese manufacturer Via into its servers.

Full story at The New York Times