MM: You mentioned 64-bit. AMD's got an offering there. How fast do you think that's going to scale? Do you have any interest in doing something around the AMD processor?
MD: Well I think this idea of taking the 32-bit instruction set and extending it is good. I don't think AMD is the only company that's thought of that. In fact, I think Intel's kind of on record as talking about that. I don't think they've made a full, official announcement, but they have sort of indicated they have [it], so I think when you sort of step back and you say, what would you do with one if you had it today—I fully expect that there will be a variety of choices there, and we're going to fully participate.
Det betyder alltså att Dell förmodligen kommer stå utanför AMD och dess Opteron även fast HP, Sun och flera andra stora tillverkare kör servrar med Opteron. Dell är världens största OEM-tillverkare och de har säkerligen pengar att vänta på Intels 64-bitarslösning, som skall komma då AMD Athlon64 och Opteron har gjort succe. Läs hela intervjun hos PCMag.