AMD hexa-core Thuban CPUs coming in May 2010?

Posted on Thursday, January 28 2010 @ 15:43 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
OCWorkBench received word that AMD is planning to introduce four six-core Thuban processors somewhere in May 2010. The accompanying chipsets should be available as early as April 2010, this is expected to be the 890FX + SB850, but the chip should also work with older 790FX or 790GX motherboards after a BIOS upgrade.

Here's a look at the specifications of these upcoming Socket AM3 chips, some details are still unknown though:
  • Phenom II X6 xxx, 2.8GHz, 6x 512KB L2, 6MB L3, 140W TDP

  • Phenom II X6 1075T, x GHz, 6x 512KB L2, 6MB L3, likely 125W TDP

  • Phenom II X6 1055T, x GHz, 6x 512KB L2, 6MB L3, likely 95W or 125W TDP

  • Phenom II X6 1035T, x GHz, 6x 512KB L2, 6MB L3, likely 95W TDP

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