Well, this rumour has come up time and time again, whether Dell will switch from its all Intel stance, but perhaps the CEO of Dell finally shed some light on this issue at their Q4 earnings release press conference.
During the conference call Thursday, Rollins said the company continues to test AMD chips, but that Dell had no plans to begin selling PCs and servers with AMD chips at this time. – The Street.com
So no plans yet. This goes against what many analysts and tech commentators have been saying in recent months. Why were those orders with the Asian hardware manufacturers made for AMD components? Perhaps they were overstated and are merely being used for â€œtestingâ€.