Once again, one of AMD’s motherboard partners has accidentally spilled the beans on the company’s unannounced CPUs. First, Biostar inadvertently revealed the name of AMD’s Phenom II X6, and now Gigabyte has stumbled in with the clock speeds.
The Taiwanese motherboard manufacturer has recently updated its CPU Support List for its AM3 motherboards, and we thought we’d take a screen grab of the support list for the GA-MA770-UD3(rev. 2.0) just in case it gets pulled in the near future.
Two Phenom II X6 CPUs are listed, and both confirm the leaked information we saw last week. Not only that, but the table also brings us the most important bit of information – the clock speeds.
According to Gigabyte, the Phenom II X6 1055T will be clocked at 2.6GHz, while the Phenom II X6 1035T will have a clock speed of 2.6GHz. The top-end Phenom II X6 1075T that was revealed in the roadmap last week isn’t in the table, but the logical conclusion is that it will be clocked at 3GHz.
Gigabyte’s CPU Support List also confirms our suspicions about the cache structure. There’s a total of 9MB of cache, which includes six 512KB blocks of Level 2 cache (one for each core), plus a shared 6MB pool of Level 3 cache.
So we now know the names of AMD’s forthcoming six-core chips, as well as the clock speeds, cache structure and TDP. That just leaves AMD to confirm the price and a launch date.