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MSI Drops Partial List of 45nm Ready Boards

AM3+ just a beta BIOS away
By: Sean Kalinich | Posted: Nov 13, 2008 10:53 am

With the launch of the new Shanghai CPUs from AMD it seems that everyone is dropping their lists of supporting hardware.


The gang over at TechPowerUp have a list of MSI boards that you will be able to drop your shiny new 45nm AMD CPU into. Although they do state that most of these boards are just current AM2+ boards with BETA BIOS support it is still a decent list and not complete yet.


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MSI Drops Partial List of 45nm Ready Boards


The upcoming AMD 45nm Phenom quad-core processors are looking forward to the end of the year. Today, in order to try the clock performance and low power consumption, AMD had breakthrough the 65nm limit. The official threshold of new 45nm process processor technology, which will make the current Phenom processor to break the 2.6GHz maximum clock, and then raise to 3.0GHz. As for the processor TDP, it will reduce to from 140W to 125W. Support DDR3 memory is the most important feature of the AM3 CPU. It is a major upgrade for users looking for high-performance platform.


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