Phenom - Models
Three different CPU models were mentioned in the first slide of the presentation we received in preparation for AMD's event.
|Name||Clock Speed||L2 Cache||L3 Cache||TDP|
|AMD Phenom 9700||2.4 GHz||4x 512 kB||2 MB||125 W|
|AMD Phenom 9600||2.3 GHz||4x 512 kB||2 MB||95 W|
|AMD Phenom 9500||2.2 GHz||4x 512 kB||2 MB||95 W|
The first slide of AMD's Phenom presentation
We tested all three models extensively.
AMD Phenom 9700
AMD Phenom 9600
AMD Phenom 9500
However, once the presentation reached the point where specific models were mentioned, AMD only spoke about two of the models.
Now there's only talk of two CPUs...
As you can imagine, the journalists present asked why AMD's presentation was limited to the Phenom 9500 and 9600 models and what had happened to the 9700...