Athlon 64 3700+ and 4000+ coming soon

OH HOW time flies. With people still gasping over A64 3400+ reviews, and Intel about to introduce the 3.4GHz models, some Prescott, some not, are we ready for the next round from AMD? Ready or not, they are coming at the end of March. Birds singing in our ears have told us that when the S939 boards are launched in about two months, they will be accompanied by A64 3700+ chips. If AMD keeps to the schedule, they will beat their own roadmaps, even if it is only by a day or two.

The upcoming months will bring us the 3700+ in not only S939 guise, but also in S754 form. All those people who bought an Athlon64 board should have little to fear, the 3700 will be a very viable upgrade for you, and the 4000+ which follows should fit in your board also. Overall, AMD is not going to orphan you any time soon.

The current plans show a 3700 in Q2, and a 4000 in Q3, with an as yet unrated one to follow in Q4. The corresponding Intel roadmaps show only a 3.8GHz in Q3 and a >3.8GHz in Q4. Time to start scaling the Prescott quickly boys, or you may be behind all year

News source: The Inq

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