Taiwanese Manufactures receive updated AMD roadmap indicating quad core processors

Chinese hardware site HKEPC (english) is reporting that hardware firms in Taiwan have received updated roadmaps from AMD showing quad core Opteron and x64 -- with shipments starting in the second half of ’07 and continuing on in to ‘08.

The website claims the first quad core AMD part will be an Opteron code named Deerhound and will feature a shared L2 cache 2 channel RDDR2 Socket F, will be produced using AMD’s 65nm process, and will debut the second half of ’07. Showing up during the first half of ’08 will be Greyhound -- AMD’s quad core desktop part with a shared L2 cache and DDR2/3 with HyperTransport 3.0 support.

Rounding out AMD’s roadmap for the next 2 years is Zamora; an Opteron with a shared L3 cache and FB-DIMM support and HyperTransport 3.0. Last, the website claims we will see Cadiz aimed at the workstation market which has a shared L2 cache and supports DDR2/3 and HyperTransport 3.0.

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