AMD Expands Upcoming Processor Branding

With the launch of Advanced Micro Devices Incorporated's Athlon X2 BE-2350 and 2300 processors on June 5th, AMD will debut its new naming scheme for its product lineup. The new naming scheme designates the first letter as the processor class: G-class processors are designated as premium processors under the Phenom X4 and X2 names, B-class processors are intermediate models and L-class processors carry the AMD Athlon or Sempron names. The second letter in the model designates thermal design power class: P-class processors have TDPs greater than 65-watts; S-class processors have TDPs of approximately 65-watt while E-class processors have less than 65-watt TDPs.

Under the new naming scheme, upcoming Stars-family dual and quad-core processors will carry the AMD Phenom X2 GS-6xxx and Phenom X4 GP-7xxx names. Value-priced AMD Athlon and Sempron processors will carry the Athlon X2 LS-2xxx and Sempron LE-1xxx names. AMD Phenom FX processors will not follow the new class designations; however, AMD is undecided on the model numbers.

News source: DailyTech

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AMD need to hurry up because intel's quad core processors are waaaay to expensive, it's only going to benefit us the consumer

Not for long they're not. The Intel quad-core prices are getting slashed on July 22nd (three days after my birthday, mwahaha :D).
So, unless AMD wave about ten magic wands and have the Phenoms out by August (apparently not even the BE-2400 will be out until August), I'll be buying my first Intel CPU, because by then the prices will be too nice not to.

True, that does mean i'll have to deal with the horror that is the LGA socket... *shudder*