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AMD Barcelona Launch Day

Expect to see a lot of news about AMD’s Barcelona processor. Today, the information given to all of the media is no longer embargoed. Check out some of the early news at the following: PC Perspective – AMD Barcelona Opteron Processor Launch Is Upon Us PC Perspective – AMD Introduces the World’s Most Advanced x86 […]

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AMD Prices Barcelona Chips

AMD’s Barcelona chips should be showing up on Sep. 10th. These new Quad-Core chips should be quite a bit faster then the previous Opteron chips. The pricing is as follows: 2350, 2.0 GHz, 95W, $372 2347, 1.9GHz, 95W, $312 2347 HE, 1.9GHz, 68W, $372 2346 HE, 1.8GHz, 68W, $251 2344 HE, 1.7GHz, 68W, $206 8350, […]

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Barcelona Reaches 30,000+ in 3DMark06

theInquirer was able to have some time with a Barcelona chip recently. It was paired with 4GB of memory and two Radeon HD 2900XT. The chip ran at 2.5GHz stock and they overclocked it to 3GHz. The two Radeon cards were overclocked to 830MHz for the core and 900MHz for the memory. When they ran […]

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AMD Barcelona Sales Video Shows Up On YouTube

AMD Barcelona will be launching on September 10th and a video has shown up on YouTube that appears to be a sales video. The video shows how easy it is to upgrade to the new chip, the video says it only takes 8 minutes.

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AMD Processors Quad-Core

Barcelona Launching September 10

AMD’s much anticipated Barelona Quad-Core processors will finally be launching on September 10th. AMD has achieved yields as high as they have with their dual-core processors so they expect to have good availability only a few days after the launch party. The first processors based on Barcelona will be available at 2.0GHz but faster chips […]

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Barcelona Clock Speeds and Ship Dates

AMD has been working on Barcelona for quite some time now but theInquirer has got some hard dates listed on their websites with clock speeds as well. They are saying that the first of the Barcelona chips will show up on September 10th, 2 of them to be exact. A 1.9GHz numbered by AMD the […]

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AMD Barcelona Launch Date Up in the Air

Barcelona may be delayed until August or September according to DigiTimes. The Barcelona  chips that are being made are still a little buggy and not polished enough to be sold yet. You can read DigiTimes article here. You have to wonder what has caused this change to AMD just a year or so ago they […]

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AMD Barcelona will have new power features

AMD’s upcoming Barcelona processors will feature an enhanced PowerNow feature. Each of the four cores on this chip will be capable of running at completely different clock speeds depending on load. AMD claims this will cut another 10Watts per chip, even though they are adding an additional 2 cores. This is pretty amazing and will […]

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AMD News Roundup

AMD has been in the news quite a bit lately, especially since Barcelona will be hitting soon. Dell Revealed Barcelona Performance – VR-Zone AMD Introduces Gaming Site – ExtremeTech AMD Pins Hopes on Barcelona Quad-Core Chip – Wired News AMD Unveils “Barcelona” Architecture – DailyTech Quad-Core Barcelona Is Only A Start For AMD – Information […]

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Links of Interest 9/3/07

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Intel Processors

Intel’s Penryn to Reach 4GHz

Intel’s Penryn offering will be quite enticing to those in the know about technology. According to a Softpedia article, Intel said that the Penryn class may reach beyond 4GHz. Amazing. Intel is really destroying AMD and the Penryn processors are no joke, they are 45nm parts and are very good at power management and speed. […]

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AMD Cuts CPU Prices

A few days ago AMD cut prices again on their desktop processors. According to Cnet all of AMD’s Dual Core X2 desktop processors are now under $200, with the highest end X2 the Athlon 64 X2 6000+ at just under $200. The 3600+ and 3800+ X2 processors have been cut from the line up leaving […]