Early look at AMD's Socket G34

DailyTech gives us a glimpse at AMD's upcoming Socket G34.

DailyTech gives us a glimpse at AMD's upcoming Socket G34.

Not a lot of detail at this early stage but here's what the know:

  • 1974 pin connect socket
  • Designed for two new second-generation 45nm processors:  - twin native-quadcore (8 cores in all) Shanghai processor  - 12 core Magny-Cours processor
  • These new processors will feature:  - four HyperTransport 3 interconnects  - 12MB of L3 cache  - 512KB L2 cache per core
  • Expected release 2010 (motherboard manufacturers will start see these early 2009)
  • Registered and unregistered quad-channel DDR3 support
  • FSB speeds of 800 to 1600 MHz

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Early look at AMD's Socket G34