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What kind will it be. Dual, tri, read somewhere quad but who knows. Is it AM3, and will that be the same as AM3+ boards.

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Dual channel for desktop, quad channel for server.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulldoz...sign_Breakdown
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What kind will it be. Dual, tri, read somewhere quad but who knows. Is it AM3, and will that be the same as AM3+ boards.

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Consumer versions will be dual channel.

AM3+ Boards will be slightly different than AM3 boards; but AM3 CPU's will work in the AM3+ socket.

AM3+ CPU's will not work in the AM3 socket.
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I believe that triple channel (and more) support for desktops will be introduced in the next generation of Bulldozer in 2012, not this one. Still, dual channel is adequate for most applications (i.e. triple channel still doesn't provide that much benefit in most areas just yet) and with a new 32nm CPU that I'm confident will overclock far will make it even better I find that with new processors/memory controllers dual channel bandwidth is actually increasing, i.e. just look at the new Sandy Bridge LGA1155, it has a nice and wide memory bandwidth and it's a dual channel platform.
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