AMD Socket AM2 platform previewed

Posted on Tuesday, February 21 2006 @ 12:00 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Tom's Hardare Guide got their hands on an engineering sample of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ AM2 and says they will publish the details and benchmarks today:
While Intel will be answering later this year with its Merom/Conroe processors, AMD officially says that the introduction of its AM2 platform and DDR2 memory support in the second quarter of this year will be able to maintain its current lead. Unofficially, we know that AMD will launch six dual-core and two single-core AM2 processors on June 6 - later than initially expected but well in time for Intel's Conroe, which will be introduced in September. Tom's Hardware got its hands on a stable engineering sample of an Athlon 64 X2 4800+ for Socket AM2 and will publish benchmark results as first as a first impression of the new Socket and processors on Tuesday.
You can check it out over here.

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