DigiTimes published the second part of their five-part interview with Henri Richard, AMD's executive vice president and chief officer for marketing and sales.
Q: AMD has indicated it will have major announcements at Computex Taipei, in June. Would a new core be something you'll be announcing at Computex?
A: Well, if we’re going to be more open about 2007 plans, I think Computex would be a good time to start saying a little more about it since that’s where we are introducing our AM2 new infrastructure. That's not to say we're going to present K8L at Computex – don't get me wrong – but I think that that would be a good time to start to disclose more about the future because one of the strong attributes of our roadmap, both in 2006 and 2007, is socket compatibility. The nice thing we're going to do is to deliver to customers. Whatever improvements K8L will provide, they will be applicable to some of the sockets we will be introducing. Therefore, there's a certain logic, to my mind, in disclosing more at that time.