AMD Socket M2 renamed to Socket AM2

Posted on Thursday, Dec 15 2005 @ 23:27 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD's upcoming socket with DDR2 memory support won't be called Socket M2 but Socket AM2 instead, The Inq reports.
The new Socket AM2 is being occupied by three cores: Manilla, Orelans and Windsor. Manilla is the codename for new Sempr0ns, Orleans is the name for single-core AM2 offerings, while cream of the crop, dual-cores will come under the Windsor name.
And here's a look at some new Socket AM2 processors that will be launched in Q2 2006:
Windsor
AMD Athlon 64 FX-62
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+

Orleans
AMD Athlon 64 4000+
AMD Athlon 64 3800+
AMD Athlon 64 3500+

Manilla
Sempron 3600+
Sempron 3500+
Sempron 3400+
Sempron 3200+
Sempron 3000+


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