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Old 07-14-2012, 07:46 PM   #1
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Default AMD reportedly to delay launch of desktop Trinity to October

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AMD has reportedly postponed the launch of its Trinity processors for desktop platforms from August to October in order to make some adjustments to the processors' designs. Downstream motherboard makers are also rushing to make adjustments to their new motherboard projects set to release in the second half, according to sources from motherboard makers.
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:12 PM   #2
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that is odd... i mean you can buy HP systems as of june at costco that have trinity in them.
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:56 PM   #3
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OEM trinity (desktop) is up for sale on newegg since ~1 week ago.
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Maybe they mean not in full systems who knows
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Old 07-14-2012, 10:52 PM   #5
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They are likely talking about high volume launch, while allowing limited sales to happen. When I bought my H67 board few days after Sandy Bridge launch, I got it off from a guy that bought it 7-10 days before.
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Old 07-15-2012, 03:15 AM   #6
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It's a largely pointless CPU to begin with so I guess not much people is missing that much.
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:19 AM   #7
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I assume from the article that its CPUs and boards to build yourself. OEMs might be affected as well. Guess its GloFos lack of ability to manufactor that strikes again. And AMD just focus on mobile chips with the highest margin first.
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According to that article, AMD was trying to kill off AM3/AM3+, but it still seems to be selling, so they're going to keep supporting it for a little while longer. Good news.
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:50 AM   #9
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According to that article, AMD was trying to kill off AM3/AM3+, but it still seems to be selling, so they're going to keep supporting it for a little while longer. Good news.
It was obvious for along time now that they waited with FM2 to do that. They just didnt cancel the AM3 earlier like other CPUs. But not sure if they are doing themselves a bear favour there. Pilediver FX vs Steamroller APU.
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Well, look at the source.
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:04 AM   #11
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I am so surprised that there is Another Month Delay...
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:28 AM   #12
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The sources also pointed out that after October, many AMD-based CPUs with different sockets will be available in the market including AM3, AM3+ (Vishera), FM1 (Llano), FM2 (Trinity) and FT1 (Brazos 2.0).
They are releasing new chips that will work on older AM3 boards?
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I dont think so.
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I am so surprised that there is Another Month Delay...
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