- Nov 7, 2004
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|Processor||Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 VID: 1.2125|
|Motherboard||GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3P rev.2.0|
|Cooling||Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme + Noctua NF-S12 Fan|
|Memory||4x1 GB PQI DDR2 PC2-6400|
|Video Card(s)||Colorful iGame Radeon HD 4890 1 GB GDDR5|
|Storage||2x 500 GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 32 MB RAID0|
|Display(s)||BenQ G2400W 24-inch WideScreen LCD|
|Case||Cooler Master COSMOS RC-1000 (sold), Cooler Master HAF-932 (delivered)|
|Audio Device(s)||Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic + Logitech Z-5500 Digital THX|
|Power Supply||Chieftec CFT-1000G-DF 1kW|
|Software||Laptop: Lenovo 3000 N200 C2DT2310/3GB/120GB/GF7300/15.4"/Razer|
You may have seen a few online headlines today indicating “AMD Phenom processor delays.” AMD sent Legit Reviews an e-mail as they would like to clarify where things stand with this on-going roll-out of new true quad-core and triple-core processors.
- AMD launched its highest-volume versions of AMD Phenom quad-core processors in mid-November (models 9500 and 9600), and we shipped hundreds of thousands in Q4 2007. OEMs demonstrated production AMD Phenom processor-based desktops during 2008 International CES this week.
- For the enthusiast market, AMD then launched a performance tunable “Black Edition” of the 9600 model in December 2007 to address the enthusiast market. This was an additional quad-core product added to our Q4 roadmap and is now available on major e-tailer sites.
- AMD will now introduce the AMD Phenom 9700 and 9900 models in Q2 2008. This decision was based on OEM input on how AMD should prioritize its next two waves of AMD Phenom processor models. Based on these customer inputs, AMD will continue to prioritize volume-based Phenom products, including the AMD Phenom triple-core processor introduction for consumer and commercial markets this quarter, and now a new energy–efficient 65W AMD Phenom 9000e series processor in this quarter (instead of Q2). AMD Phenom 9700 and 9900 models will immediately follow next quarter.
- Our OEM customers are placing more priority on our energy-efficient and triple-core processors, where the volumes and ability to differentiate products take precedence over the more prestigious, but much lower volume, higher performance quad-core products.