AMD not abandoning socketed CPUs

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After a rumor that Intel might abandon the socketed CPU, AMD has now publicly stated is will continue to offer such products for years to come, alleviating the worries of the enthusiast community

AMD: 45nm, DDR3 and Socket AM3 in 2008

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This summer, AMD will announce K10, its first major architecture change since the introduction of the K8 architecture in 2003. This new architecture will first make an appearance with the introduction of the Barcelona-family...

AMD chip socket makes room for others

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AMD will let computer makers pop specialized coprocessors into sockets that otherwise would house an AMD primary processor such as Opteron or Athlon. It's an expansion of the Torrenza initiative which provides a way for...

AMD Announces Availability of Socket AM2 CPUs

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AMD today announced the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 dual-core processor and the AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+dual-core processor compatible with AMD's new Socket AM2 platform. Socket AM2 from AMD is designed...

AMD Socket AM2 Will Launch June 6th

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AMD's new CPU socket, AM2, will launch at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan this June. The first AM2 motherboards will be on display at the European CeBIT show this March. ...

AMD Denies Phase Out of Opteron Chips for Socket 939

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Advanced Micro Devices denied on Tuesday rumours spread by a web-site regarding cancellation of production of AMD Opteron processors for servers and workstation designed for desktop-oriented 939-pin infrastructure. The company said it would continue to...

AMD Socket M2 Delayed Until Q2 2006

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AMD's 940-pin, DDR2 enabled Socket M2 processors will appear slightly later than first expected according to new roadmaps. While availability was previous expected by March of next year, it now appears that actual availability...

Nvidia confirms Socket 939 Semprons in pipeline

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Nvidia has revealed that AMD plans to release Socket 939 Sempron processors. AMD formally launched its Sempron budget processor line earlier today, listing desktop and mobile, and Socket A and Socket 754 CPUs among the...

Shuttle shows Socket T SFF PCs

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Taiwanese small form-factor barebones PC specialist Shuttle this week said it was adding Intel's new i915G chipset - one of the 'Grantsdale' family - to its XPC desktop line-up. Two machines are getting the new...

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