THUBAN

March 26th, 2010

Asus Motherboard Smorgasbord for Upcoming AMD Six-Core Processors

Asus has announced a dozen¬† new motherboards ready for use in conjuction with AMD’s upcoming launch of its six-core processor. The motherboard manufacturer has released a list of all its M4 series boards ready for the new CPU, many using the older 790 chipset, and a few 890. They also include information on the BIOS [...]

March 17th, 2010

AMD Phenom II X6 “Thuban” Clock Speeds Leaked

Far ahead of schedule, details on AMD’s hexa-core Phenom II (Thuban) lineup has come to light, courtesy of a motherboard manufacturer’s CPU support list. The list includes the codenamed 1035T and 1055T models, and from previous AMD information we know the top end chip will be the 1075T and a dual TDP variation of the [...]

February 8th, 2010

AMD Implementing “Dynamic Speed Boost” on Upcoming Thuban CPUs

Possibly¬† jealous of all the attention (and marketing appeal) Intel has received over its “Turbo Boost” technology, AMD is said to be including “Dynamic Speed Boost” with its upcoming Thuban hexa-core processors. In many facets of computing, speed still reigns supreme, with many programs still unable to take full advantage of all processing cores. With [...]

September 22nd, 2009

AMD Confirms Release of Six-Core Desktop Processors for 2010

Well it looks like our original report that AMD would be releasing desktop six-core processors in 2010, was not nearly as far off the mark as some speculated. Attempting to hopefully steal a bit of the spotlight from Intel’s IDF conference announcements, AMD officially stated that they are on track to debut the 45nm “Thuban” [...]

September 2nd, 2009

AMD Rumoured Release of 6-Core Desktop Processors

Monday we reported the news that AMD was releasing its six core Opterton processors to the market in the near future, showcasing the first production of units beyond the current 4-core limitation. This was not big news to many though, as Opteron CPU’s are geared solely for the server and business markets, and not intended [...]