“AMD executives will detail its new mobile microprocessor, code-named Griffin, along with its “Puma” platform for laptops. Both the chip and the platform are expected to debut in the second half of 2008, company executives said. For AMD, the importance of the announcement is that it marks a major update to its notebook platform, including an expanded set of power management features within its line of mobile processors.”
Here are some more Processor articles from around the web:
- AMD’s Next-Generation Mobile Architecture Revealed: Griffin @ AnandTech
- AMD Reveals “Griffin” and “Puma” Mobile Platform @ HotHardware
- Server CPU market gears up for 65nm production @ DigiTimes
- Why You Should AVOID Core 2 Duo Engineering Samples @ TechARP
When Griffins and Pumas attack
The stats for the new mobility processor and chipset from AMD have finally slipped out. We won’t get too much information until later on today, but we do know a few details. The chip is going to have HyperTransport 3 and some new power saving features, like the ability to turn off an entire core if it isn’t being utilized. The RS780 chipset has a few new tricks as well, including support for discrete and integrated graphics, and the ability to display in any number of formats. Start by looking at [H]ard|OCP’s link to find out more.