AMD to support FB-DIMM when it's cheap enough?

Posted on Thursday, Jun 29 2006 @ 01:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD will likely offer support for FB-DIMM memory to its Opteron processors in 2008, when the price has fallen to about what we pay for DDR2 nowadays.
So claims an allegedly leaked AMD presentation slide posted by Chinese-language site HKEPC headed, "Introducing technologies when they make sense for our customers."

AMD's implication is clear: that arch-rival Intel's introduction of FB-DIMM support in May this year - according to the slide - was far too early. The slide mirrors the two chip makers' relative FB-DIMM roll-outs with AMD's launch of DDR 2-supporting Opterons in July 2006 to Intel's DDR 2 debut in June 2004.
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