I guess this answers Anandtechs question of why the Hammer doesn't have any capacitors on the underside of the CPU to aid in power delivery....
<A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/cpu/showdoc.html?i=1591&p=2" target="_new">Anandtech</A>: <font color=blue>"Next you'll note that there are no capacitors on the bottom of the CPU package to aid in power delivery to the core; again there's not much information as to why this isn't necessary but it's interesting to note nonetheless."</font color=blue>
Linear Tech Press Release:<font color=blue>"....PolyPhase operation minimizes the requirement for input and output capacitors."</font color=blue>
So err does this mean that the Hammer core voltage will be 1.55 volts ?...
<font color=blue>The LTC3719's 5-bit VID code corresponds to the core voltage range of AMD's Hammer CPUs. Core voltage range is from 0.8V to 1.55V and core current can range from 15A to 40A.</font color=blue>
The chip apprarently will reduce thermal output and minimise the need the for heatsinks...
<font color=blue>The LTC3719 includes protection functions such as current foldback, short-circuit shutdown and an overvoltage soft latch.</font color=blue>
....so err does this mean the Hammer will have thermal protection to stop it frying ?
<font color=purple>Ladies and Gentlemen, its...Hammer Time !</font color=purple>
<blockquote><font size=1>Svar på:</font><hr><p>Ladies and Gentlemen, its...Hammer Time ! <p><hr></blockquote><p>A bit prematurely ... but then again, mid March AMD said "Thoroughbred Time. Relative to that statement, I guess it's fair enough to say "its...Hammer Time !"
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