AMD Announces "Brisbane" 65nm Processors
Anh Tuan Huynh
December 5, 2006 1:27 AM
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Athlon 64 X2 gets the 65nm treatment
oday announced its long-awaited 65nm
core Athlon 64 X2 processors
. This begins AMD’s transition to 65nm from 90nm. AMD expects to transition its complete product lineup to 65nm in mid-2007. Nevertheless, four
Athlon 64 X2 processors are launching today—the 5000+, 4800+, 4400+, and 4000+. All 65nm
core processors are equipped with 2x512KB of L2 cache.
AMD Athlon 64 X2
, AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors equipped with 2x1MB of L2 cache will become a thing of the past as AMD completes its 65nm transition. While AMD has announced its
core 65nm processors, the processors only available in limited quantities. Expect mass availability in Q1’2007.
OEMs are expected to deliver
powered systems as well. These OEMs include Acer, Dell, Founder, Gateway, HP, Lenovo, Packard Bell and TongFang. Dell is expected to adopt
65nm processors in its Optiplex and Dimension desktops while Acer is expected to have
powered Aspire systems too.
65nm processors start at $169 for the 4000+ and goes up to $301 for the 5000+ in quantities of 1000. Do note that
core processors are still K8 based and not
K8L like the upcoming
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12/5/2006 4:05:03 AM
Was hoping the 2.1 GHz was price much lower. Overclockability is the main selling point for many of us. If the very low $179 Core 2 Duo have better overclockability then the $169 low end X2, i would still rather have the Core2duo, right? I would have to force the AMD CPU to reach a much higher clock to come close to a Core2Duo performance at a lower clock.
RE: darn... pricing
12/5/2006 1:00:39 PM
How low could it possibly have been the 3800+ is priced at 152USD right now from AMD, with the 4200+ at 187USD, the 4000+ is right where it should be, right in the middle between the 2.
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