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AMD never intended for a Socket 939 Athlon 64 FX-62 and X2 5000+

Yesterday The Inquirer reported AMD was going to release Athlon 64 FX-62 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ processors for socket 939. The source for the information was from the AMD processor price page where it listed the two models available for socket AM2 and Socket 939.

However, this is incorrect and it was only a misprint on the AMD website according to our AMD Public Relations representative, Damon Muzny. Muzny wrote to say, "While I was out on Thursday and Friday a number of you good folks noticed that there was a misprint on AMD's website.  Specifically, our pricing page incorrectly stated that the X2 5000+ and FX-62 would be available in a 939-pin flavor.  That typo has been corrected and the pricing page now should read correctly."

The pricing page has been fixed to reflect the misprint with all traces of a socket 939 Athlon 64 FX-62 and Athlon 64 X2 5000+ removed.  AMD announced the AM2 FX-62 and 5000+ early last week as part of the AM2 platform launch.   The Google cache of the old page is still available. 

A similar incident occurred several weeks ago when the Athlon 64 5000+ for Socket 939 was accidentally released onto the AMD website.




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