AMD announces the end of socket 754 Athlon 64 with deadline

Posted on Saturday, April 30 2005 @ 1:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD has officially informed European resellers about the end of socket 754 Athlon 64. According to the chart published today at, orders will still be accepted until March 25 and June 15 for final deliveries before September 25. AMD also encouraged resellers to push socket 939 Athlon 64 instead, insisting on the larger bandwidth, lower consumption and dual-core compatibility of the latter. Finally, Athlon 64 in 2800+ and 3400+ flavor will not be replaced with socket 939 equivalent, while socket 754 Athlon 64 3700+ will be available in new Socket 939 version during second quarter of 2005.

The chart is now posted at AMDBoard

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