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BIOS Updates Reveal AMD Phenom II X8 Chips

BIOS updates for mainboards made by Elitegroup Computer Systems and Jetway reveal that Advanced Micro Devices may be preparing a new line of multi-core microprocessors called Phenom II X8. Based on alleged specifications of the products, the new central processing units (CPUs) will be aimed at cost-sensitive segment of the market.

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I really hope they are not taking BD chips and labeling them Phenom X8. That would be the most confusing naming scheme ever. However, a true Phenom X8 based on K10.5 architecture would be pretty interesting, especially if it is built on 32nm.
    
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Hmmmm, interesting.
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The plot thickens, yet again biggrin.gif. I really want more info on this .
 
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AMD makes my head hurt.

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Hmm...Well, that doesn't look good for Piledriver.
    
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The "Phenom II X8" microprocessors can be actual early engineering samples of chips that now belong to AMD FX premium product line

not sure if serious. doh.gif
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Eh...

I no longer knows what AMD is thinking. Please focus on getting the power consumption down first. Pretty please.
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Originally Posted by rusky1 View Post

AMD makes my head hurt.
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Intel does it 10x over with their ridiculous scheme in my eyes.
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Yeah, not sure if this is a forewarning for Piledriver.... rolleyes.gif
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