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Old 04-16-2007, 12:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Dont know if this has been posted yet-


Core Enchancements:

128 Bit floating point:
  • Applies only to Agena & Kuma
New SSE4A instructions:
  • Advanced Bit manipulation
  • MWAIT & MONITOR instructions
  • Misaligned SSE Mode
Additional Features:
  • Power management state invariant time stamp counter (TSC)
  • increased number of TLB Page entries
  • 1GB large paging support
  • Physical address space increased to 48 bits
IMC Enhancements

DDR2 Dimms in products variations:
  • Socket AM2+: Dual Channel unbuffered 1066 support
  • Socket 1207+ Dual Channel unbuffered 1066 support
Memory Controller enhancements
  • Write Burst & DRAM prefetching performance improovements
  • DRAM writes can be buffered in the memory controller before being opportunistically bursted into DRAM controler to improve DRAM interface efficiency
  • Read prefetcher detects stride paterns and issues prefetch requests based on confidence level
  • Channel Interleaving
Roadmap:

Agena FX:

Q3 2007:
2.7-2.9GHz
2MB L2 total L2 cache for the CPU (quad core so 512KB each core)
2MB shared L3
Socket 1207+
4000MHz hypertransport Bus
TDP not determined yet
65nm SOI

Agena:

Q3 2007:
2.4-2.6GHz
2MB L2 total L2 cache for the CPU (quad core so 512KB each core)
2MB shared L3
Socket AM2+
4000MHz hypertransport Bus
TDP 125W
65nm SOI

Kuma:

Q3 2007:
2.0-2.9GHz
1MB L2 total L2 cache for the CPU (dual core so 512KB each core)
2MB shared L3
Socket AM2+
4000MHz hypertransport Bus
TDP 89w - 65w
65nm SOI


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Mmmmm... AMD goodness.
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Time to go back to AMD.
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Default Re: AGENA and KUMA details...

This is the main reason I havent gone over to C2D....im waiting for these beasts.....i wonder how the 2mb cache will compare to my 1 md cache with my opty....maybe it will be a noticable difference.
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pardon me, did you say...
4000 MHz hypertransport bus....?
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I might go the amd route for once....
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pardon me, did you say...
4000 MHz hypertransport bus....?
woot ****** woot!!
exactly what i was thinking....
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wow hope these CPUS will be at good prices, is AM2+ a whole different socket?
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Nope...they will be compatible with socket AM2.
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Default Re: AGENA and KUMA details...

It says it will be compatible with socket am2 and 1207, well what is socket 1207 then??
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