“The Intel Developer Forum doesn’t officially start until later today, but we hit the ground running with a handful of meetings shortly after landing in San Francisco. The first on the list was AMD, who have made it a habit of coming to just about every IDF to keep some balance.
If you’re expecting something earth shattering from AMD or finally some specifications for their 2007 CPU lineup, you’ll have to wait longer. AMD tells us that after Socket-AM2 and its mobile/server variants are launched then they will begin talking about their new architectures. We’ve tried to get more, sooner, but haven’t been successful yet. Now on to what we were able to see. ”
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- ATI buys Chinese XGI graphics firm @ The Inquirer
- Live from Taiwan: Cebit 2006 Preview @ AnandTech
- NVIDIA Chipset Chat Final Info @ Bjorn3D
- Installing Ubuntu Linux @ PCMech
- Firefox Community: Sickly Out of Control @ CoolTechZone.com
- E-Paper round up @ MAKE:Blog
- Hacking Your Linux-Based Wireless Router @ ExtremeTech
- HOW TO – CDR painting @ MAKE:Blog
S1 and AM2 and F, Sockets galore from AMD
If you have no clue what the title means, the quick and dirty is, S1 (754 pins) is aimed at notebooks, AM2 (940 pins) is the new desktop socket and F (1207 pins) will be targeted at server applications. Read a lot more about them at AnandTech.