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AMD Opteron 1207 numbers emerge

As does the naming sheet
Wed Jun 28 2006, 08:44
A LOT OF new Socket F (1207) info just popped up on the Coolaler forums. In addition to showing the new Rev F Opterons running at 2.8GHz give a slight speed boost over their Rev E brethren, someone posted the nomenclature marketing sheet.

It adds a bit to the new naming we told you about in March, but I don't think it tells the complete story. Briefly, the new chip numbers go XYZZ, where X is the number of sockets, IE 1, 2, or 8, and Y is the generation of processor, or so they say. In this case it is 2. ZZ is the speed bump, starting at 10 and going up by 2s.

What gets me is how they are going to differentiate between two and four core models. Will quad cores be X4ZZ, or will they do an obfuscatory naming thing and pick an arbitrary ZZ starting point for the new ones? I am betting on them using four, personally. µ


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