It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
AMD starts socket migration AMD starts socket migration
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


AMD starts socket migration
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10th May 2005, 04:15   #1
Member
 
Sidney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 15,738
Sidney Freshly Registered
Default AMD starts socket migration

A REPORT on Digitimes claims that AMD will migrate all of its desktop chips to the M2 socket during 2006.
But that's not all. Socket F, according to the wire, will have 1207 pins while the M2 will be a 940 pinza, it claimed.

When we asked a senior Intel staffer what the D in the new branding Pentium D meant, he said it stood for "different". We won't tempt fate by asking AMD what the F stands for. Many many words start with the letter F. Including funny.

All this socket stuff is potentially very confusing but Digitimes also claims that all Opterons including dual core chips, will be 1207 pins, except for the 100 series.

We'd better all start counting then, hadn't we. The next generation Opterons with 1207 pins are, as we reported last November, the "bastard offspring" of the K8 architecture, and not K9 as it was going to be.

Before we know where we are, Intel will start rattling on about new sockets as well. It will probably be later rather than sooner, but it will come, mark our words.

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=23107
__________________
lazyman

Opteron 165 (2) @2.85 1.42 vcore AMD Stock HSF + Chill Vent II
Sidney is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AMD Announces Widespread Availability and Broad Global OEM Support for New Quad-Core jmke WebNews 0 13th November 2008 16:17
AMD GAME! Enables Console-like Simplicity for Mainstream PCs jmke WebNews 9 19th May 2008 20:51
AMD Introduces ‘AMD Business Class’, Designed With Business in Mind jmke WebNews 0 28th April 2008 09:33
AMD Launches World’s First x86 Triple-Core Processors jmke WebNews 0 27th March 2008 15:16
ASRock AM2XLI-eSATA2 PCIe SLI AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2 Motherboard jmke WebNews 0 27th November 2006 14:52
Intel Socket B vs AMD Socket AM3 jmke WebNews 3 14th November 2006 09:23
AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2 CPU in a Socket 939 Motherboard jmke WebNews 0 13th October 2006 17:41
AMD Socket 754 to Outlast Socket 939 jmke WebNews 0 31st March 2006 17:42
AMD Denies Phase Out of Opteron Chips for Socket 939 jmke WebNews 1 14th December 2005 16:42
AMD to Stretch Transition to Socket 939 jmke WebNews 3 25th March 2004 14:09

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:09.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO