| ||Thread Tools|
|24th May 2012, 08:37||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
Production of AMD "Piledriver" FX Processors Begin Q3 2012
Production of AMD's next-generation FX processor family, which are based on its "Piledriver" microarchitecture, will commence in Q3 2012, according to industry sources. Some of the first client processor models based on the "Vishera" silicon, will be the eight-core FX-8350, six-core FX-6300, and quad-core FX-4320. The three model names were earlier misinterpreted with an "x" prefix from a roadmap slide.
A few more details are known about these chips. For starters, the chips will be built on the existing AM3+ package, retaining compatibility with current AM3+ platforms. The chips will also retain dual-channel DDR3-1866 MHz integrated memory controllers, and Turbo Core 2.0. The main differences here, are increases in IPC (performance to clock-speed ratio), and the implementation of resonant clock mesh technology, which increases energy efficiency.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|GTC (GPU Technology Conference) 2012 "Updated" @Hi Tech Legion||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||22nd May 2012 08:44|
|MSI MOA 2012 "STEEL WORLD" Kicks off in Americas||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||9th April 2012 07:12|
|Intel "Ivy Bridge" Pentium G2120 Arrives in Q4-2012||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||21st March 2012 06:39|
|AMD to Start Production of Desktop "Bulldozer" Microprocessors in April 2011||jmke||WebNews||0||6th November 2010 09:58|
|TDK ships "mass-production" samples of 25 and 50 GByte Blu-ray discs||jmke||WebNews||0||14th December 2005 16:39|