AMD Phenom II X4 unveils

Friday, November 21, 2008 Leave a Comment

AMD has unveiled its new desktop processor architecture called the Phenom II, which will be included in AMD's next generation "Dragon" platform.

The Phenom II X4 (earlier codenamed "Deneb") is a 45-nanometer quad-core chip with the following specifications:
  • 3 GHz CPU frequency
  • 2MB (4x512KB) of L2 cache
  • 6MB of L3 cache
  • 1333MHz DDR3 memory
  • 125 W Thermal design Power
The Phenom II might just be what AMD are looking for to give Intel a run after their new Corei7 launch. The new Phenom II chips will be launched in the first quarter of 2009.

Update Saturday, November 29, 2008:
AMD to launch first two Phenom II X4 in January, 2009