AMD Samples Athlon 64 4000+, FX-55 Chips, but on 130nm

Posted on Saturday, September 11 2004 @ 0:43 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
While Advanced Micro Devices is shipping its 90nm processors to customers at present, the company’s higher-end chips targeted for introduction later this year may still be made using mature 130nm Silicon-on-Insulator technology.

4000+, FX-55 Shipping to Partners
Pictures of AMD Athlon 64 4000+ and AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 processors located at a Chinese web-server have been posted in a forum thread of AMDZone web-site. Availability of such pictures may mean that AMD is sampling its processors that are expected to be formally introduced in Q4 2004 with some makers of computer mainboards or computers, if the microprocessors’ photos are not fake ones.

More details at X-bit Labs

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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