AMD Opteron F delayed more than expected

Posted on Monday, Aug 07 2006 @ 00:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
It looks like the AMD Opteron revision F processor will be delayed once more..
As it stands, however, the Rev F chips will be more delayed than previously expected. AMD already pushed back its official "launch" announcement from July to August. Now we hear that HP doesn't expect to slot Rev F chips into boxes until "late September or the first week of October."

"AMD is privately saying that Rev F is a holding place for quad-core, since it will go into the same socket," one source tells us. "The best Intel can offer up at the moment in the four-way market is Tulsa, which I understand is going to shoot back up to 130W or so. Intel won't have anything viable until Tigerton, which is expected in the second half of '07.
More info at The Reg.


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