Site posts new Zambezi processor specs

The names and model numbers of AMD's upcoming Zambezi processors might be kind of an open secret—the first leaks can be traced back to mid-March. Actual specifications are another matter, though, and the guys at DonanimHaber may be the first out there with the scoop.

According to their information, the lowest-end Zambezi processor will have four cores, a 3.6GHz base clock speed, and a 3.8GHz Turbo speed. There will also be a 3.3/3.9GHz six-core model, a 2.8/3.7GHz entry-level eight-core model, and a 3.6/4.2GHz eight-core top of the line. (The site also mentions one quad-core chip and one six-core chip whose clock speeds haven't yet been set.)

Thermal envelopes look like they'll stay largely at 95W except on the eight-core offerings, which will fit into larger 125W TDPs. Total cache sizes, meanwhile, look like they'll reflect core counts—4MB for four cores, 6MB for six, and 8MB for eight.

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