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AMD 'roadmap' shows 65nm Athlons coming this year

Windsor, Brisbane ready to roll
Mon Oct 02 2006, 13:25
GERMAN-LANGUAGE site Planet3Dnow has published an AMD roadmap that it says the chip maker has been showing off to European resellers.

According to the plan, AMD will introduce Windsor-cored Athlon 64 X2s during November. The Socket AM2 chips will be clocked at 2.8GHz, 2.8GHz and 3GHz and named the Athlon 5400+, 5600+ and 6000+. These are 90nm dual-core processors.

The first 65nm Athlons based on the Brisbane core will tip up in December if all goes to the roadmap schedule. These will be clocked at 2.1GHz, 2.3Ghz, 2.5GHz and 2.6GHz and labeled Athlon 64 X2 4000+, 4400+, 4800+ and 5000+.

Sempron also gets an October update with the introduction of the 35W 3500+ and the 62W 3800+. These are 90nm Socket AM2 parts clocked at 2GHz and 2.2GHz, respectively.

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