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post #21 of 27
This is not a rumor, or a leak. It is just AMD adding support for Excavator. It is normal for a patch to be released before the processor is available.

Piledriver patch was released before Bulldozer
Steamroller patch was released when Piledriver came out
http://www.overclock.net/t/1404574/steamroller/950#post_20955034
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Originally Posted by Roaches View Post

All I want to hear is a successor to the old AM3+ socket/990FX chipset and please make it happen in Steamroller or Excavator...

Yes and preferably with a release date relatively soon or in 2014.
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Dramatic increases compared to what? Bulldozer? Steamroller? Such vague information is really nothing to get hyped about.

Compared to doing maths manually on an abacus.
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Compared to doing maths manually on an abacus.

Title is correct. Tremendous improvement up to 4 billion % of increased performance for additions operations but still struggle to beat intel lynnfield.
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They have a lot of work to do to catch up in this area, they need another Athlon 64 type break though with a fully featured cutting edge chipset to go along with the processor, a high performance integrated memory controller and a high performance system bus replacement for the dinosaur that is HyperTransport.

Also they need to stop trying to make a socket last for 3+ years on their high performance platforms; when a new USB, SATA, PCIE, or memory standard comes out they need to make a new chipset for it and have it available in the year the new standard comes out, just like Intel.

If we see yet another tiny refinement from their existing HyperTransport ,an archaic chipset design still using a separate northbridge and some weak IPC improvements then they should just focus on APU's/mobile and Servers CPU's and leave the high performance desktop segment to Intel.
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Only thing making me have an Intel rig instead of AMD is the lack of mATX or mITX motherboards using the 990fx chipset, I refuse to use the garbage 880g chipset. Just waiting on the right motherboard and its back to AMD for me....
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post #27 of 27
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The only likely candidate for an AM3+ drop-in replacement is Steamroller. From what I've seen so far on AMD roadmaps, AMD will go full APU lineup with Excavator, and that definitely means the end of AM3+. And by the time Excavator is released, we'll be on DDR4.

I'm aware that even if there a successor to the AM3+, I'll likely not be backwards compatible due to the possibility of needing more pins on the socket (I'm willing to accept that fate to retire my 990FX), comparatively to intel socket pin count and of course, DDR4, PCI-E 3, etc. Though I'm expecting memory modules to be very expensive for us wanting to be early adopters of the new generation...I'm fine with DDR3 even though DDR4 is a bigger benefactor to the server market.
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