AMD confirms quad-core laptop and octo-core desktop CPUs for 2012

Thursday, 11th November 2010 12:17 GMT By Patrick Garratt


AMD said today it’s to take both its laptop and desktop products to a grand new level in the next two years, showing plans to release CPUs based on the Bulldozer and Bobcat chips.

Trinity, Krishna, Wichita and Komodo are four brand new chipsets AMD said today it will ship in 2012.

Trinity will be a laptop CPU punching 2-4 Bulldozer cores, while Komodo will being up to eight bulldozer core to desktops.

It’s now known that Bulldozer and Bobcat won’t be limited to either desktop or laptop: fast notebooks and mid-range towers can get the same four high-end cores in the form of a 32nm Trinity APU, while Krishna and Wichita will take care of the low-end with 28nm silicon.

The news comes from two CPU roadmap images released by the firm today. There are no details on speeds, prices or anything else at the moment.

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Thanks, Engadget.



  1. Isuru86

    Fuck this Shit, i’m gonna get me a 3DS for mobile gaming !

    #1 4 years ago
  2. freedoms_stain

    I might go AMD for my next system build in a year or 2.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. theevilaires

    Aren’t they getting their ass handed to them by intel when it comes to processors? I hardly know anyone who owns an AMD CPU computer

    #3 4 years ago
  4. endgame

    well this is all gd news but I’m not sure if we’re going to need this if Gaikai’s coming out..

    #4 4 years ago

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