AMD Dragon desktop platform set for early 2009

Friday, November 21, 2008 Leave a Comment

AMD is preparing its' new platform for desktop called Dragon. The Dragon platform consists of three following parts:
  • AMD Phenom II CPU
  • AMD 790GX Chipset powered motherboard
  • AMD Radeon HD 4800 Series Graphics Card
The Dragon platform is the successor to the Spider platform with more than 20% improvement in multimedia and productivity and more than 40% faster in HD gaming according to Expreview.

The Phenom II processor is the successor to Phenom, based on the 45 nanometer fabrication technology it comes with a clock frequency as high as 3 GigaHertz, 8 MegaBytes of cache and supports DDR3 memory type of 1333 MegaHertz. The Phenom II might just be what AMD are looking for to regain the processor market after Intel's Corei7 launch.

A picture of the banner showing the new Dragon platform logo is seen below: