Hammer CPUs to support DDR-II in future versions

Posted on Monday, Oct 28 2002 @ 07:22 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD is planning a future version of its Hammer processor family to support DDR-II memory, the JEDEX Conference here was told this week.

Fred Weber, AMD vice president and chief technology officer, told the JEDEC-sponsored IC meeting that a new processor core with on-die memory controller will be developed to support DDR-II. The initial Opteron Hammer chip for servers and the desktop Claw Hammer version have on-die controllers supporting only the present DDR generation.
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