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AMD Product lineup For Q4 2008 Uncovered

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There is a brief insight into what AMD has in store for the desktop CPU market till towards the end of this year. The good news however is that AMD's 45nm conquest flags off by the end of this year. Chile Hardware published yet another company slide from AMD. This one lists out AMD's desktop processors lined-up for release (both actual and on paper) by the end of this year.

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3.00GHz is fast enough for me...:) the new proc's should be pretty nice. What'll be even nicer would be some kick-ass mobo's to complement those cpu's, or at least a better selection. The choices for AMD are pretty limited at least for the higher end "spider" platforms.
 
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...posting a smiley?


Another bit is that DDR3 for AMD could be a reality by early next year.
That would be very cool indeed...and yes I posted a smiley.
 
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I spy with my little eye... an X3 8850 "UNLOCKED" 2.5ghz. Now if this is the chip that goes up x26 multi....

Ah, that may be what I was waiting for :)
 

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I spy with my little eye... an X3 8850 "UNLOCKED" 2.5ghz. Now if this is the chip that goes up x26 multi....

Ah, that may be what I was waiting for :)
The slide shows it's based on the current 65nm Toliman core. Does Toliman allow 26x ?
 
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Why are they still on about the athlons. I mean i like AMD and i plan to stick with them because for me it's just easier and possible cheaper in the long run. But surely they could just focus on getting the Phenom out there?
No average user cares about what the CPU is - they don't even know what a CPU is! Just make it so it can the basic things fast and well and the market will be happy - Advertise AMD advertise!
 
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AM2+ boards allow up to 25x, i remember reading about it somewhere that future procs would be able to go up to 25x. Looks like Deneb though... Toliman is based off the Agena core... bleh
 

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AM2+ boards allow up to 25x, i remember reading about it somewhere that future procs would be able to go up to 25x. Looks like Deneb though... Toliman is based off the Agena core... bleh
Highest multiplier isn't a function of the board/platform, but of the processor. For example, Windsor had 16.0x max.
 
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It does need to be enabled by the BIOS though, my board certainly is. :)

Here's one at 20x...

 

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Sure, but look that's Deneb (45nm). My question was if Toliman 65nm supported 26x.

26 x 200 = 5.20 GHz (impossible).
 
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Right, lol. That's what I was saying. ixnay on the Toliman/Agena, but Deneb should be a winner. ;)
 

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:rubs hands together: good, good....

I'll be watching the development of these processors like a hawk.
 
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"Phenom X3 8850 Black Edition" - finally what I was waiting for. If they bring this under $150 then that will be awesome.
 
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I'm still a bit aware of performance problems from the first line of Phenoms. Does anyone know anything about the Denebs recieving HyperTransport 3.1? If so, how compatible is it?
 

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HT is backwards compatabile both ways, an HT 3.1 will run with HT 1.0 vice verse. So a Phenom Deneb can run with a 754 if they wanted to make a deneb 754 single core chip. And a clawhammer would run on an AM3 board if they had DDR slots on it
 

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I'm still a bit aware of performance problems from the first line of Phenoms. Does anyone know anything about the Denebs recieving HyperTransport 3.1? If so, how compatible is it?
I dont think it will support HT 3.1, at least according the roadmap for 09 published earlier. All the CPUs on that roadmap are HT 3.0 unless thats a mistake.
 
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I dont think it will support HT 3.1, at least according the roadmap for 09 published earlier. All the CPUs on that roadmap are HT 3.0 unless thats a mistake.
Or a complete rethink since they took the wrong turn.
 

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Pretty neat and the 3.0Ghz on a phenom is pretty awesome. 4.0Ghz on a FX shouldnt be out of the question, but Im still leary of them pulling it off. Hell, Im happy to see a phenom come standard at 3.0ghz. Hopefully this can compete with some Intel chips on ocing.
 

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Pretty neat and the 3.0Ghz on a phenom is pretty awesome. 4.0Ghz on a FX shouldnt be out of the question, but Im still leary of them pulling it off. Hell, Im happy to see a phenom come standard at 3.0ghz. Hopefully this can compete with some Intel chips on ocing.
Lets hope so, I'd really like to see a 4ghz phenom before next summer.
 
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"Phenom X3 8850 Black Edition" - finally what I was waiting for. If they bring this under $150 then that will be awesome.
The 9950 BE is 180 (140 W but oh well)

The 8850 should be in the 130s. But I think it's a total waste of a not having another core when the price differences are rather minuscule.
 
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Pretty neat and the 3.0Ghz on a phenom is pretty awesome. 4.0Ghz on a FX shouldnt be out of the question, but Im still leary of them pulling it off.
4GHz on a true quad core solution outta out-value today's Extreme series pretty good.
 
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*starts chanting* bring back 939! bring back 939!
 
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