Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Wait For Phenom 9600 Black Edition

According to a press event held in Japan, there will be a Black edition of the Phenom 9600. It will go on sale by end of year 2007. If the black edition is similar to the X2 5000+, it means that multipliers can be easily adjusted upwards.

In addition, Phenom 9700 (2.4GHz) and Phenom 9900 (2.6GHz) will be available in 1Q 2008. The first triple core Phenom 8000 series and Phenom FX will also be announced in 1H of 2008.

At the press event, the speaker showed slides comparing the power usage of the phenom 9500 versus Athlon 64 X2. He emphasised that phenom 9500 under CnQ 2.0 used only 205W.

The speaker also demonstrated AMD Overdrive and show official benchmarks that Pheno is 2x faster than Athlon64X2.

Check out some pics from the Press event.

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