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    New AMD Sockets Unveiled

    OCWorkbench has word of new sockets from AMD, called M2 and S1:
    Socket M2 uses the PGA packaging similar to the Socket 939. As some people thought that M2 [would be] over a thousand pins, it is actually 940 pins. The bad thing about it is that it is incompatible with existing socket 940 Opterons.

    On the other hand, there is another Socket type known as Socket S1 which is for the mobile processors. Again, the number of pins drops from existing 754 pins to 638 pins.
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    new sockets? i thought 929 and 754 were "final" for the forseeable future!

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    I thought 939 was final for the foreseable future.....thats why I bought one
    It is Inevitable.....


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    i'm about to buy into 939 >_<

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    not thinking twice.

    I thought AMD had stopped all this socket switching rubbish
    It is Inevitable.....


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    Its for DDR2.
    I guess it just depends on how long normal DDR holds out for.
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    I reckon this is BS.

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    Doesn't jive with info I have, either.
    MOLLY AND POPPY!

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    Curious, as is Rys' regular use of the word "jive" of late.
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    I wish u would not tell us things like this! U stop me buying, anyway, 939 venice here i come, DDR2=rubbish
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