|Since both the “FX” and “ordinary” 64-bit desktop microprocessors from AMD are ramped up at the company’s Fab 30 in Dresden, Germany, using the 0.13 micron SOI technology process, 2.20GHz is not really a milestone for AMD and its Athlon 64 CPUs next month. Keeping this in mind, we may expect AMD to be in a position to supply enough Athlon 64 processors rated at 3400+ for holidays later this year.
AMD is not very likely to exceed the 2.20GHz point with its Athlon 64 3400+ chip. Though, officials at AMD indicated earlier this year that the company acts according to the market requirements and may change some specifications in order to boost the performance.
Source: X-bit Labs