AMD ends single core 3000+ and 3200+ line

By Justin Mann on June 21, 2006, 8:34 PM
Initially rumored, and then thought only to extend to a few processors, it now seems that AMD is ending several Athlon64 lines, no longer offering them for sale and halting manufacture. It affects a total of 16 individual CPUs, all of the 3000+, 3200+ Socket 939 varieties. They are all single core chips, and will be no longer available come the end of this month. While AMD claims this comes due to the market's demands (“customer request”), given the prices of the FX and X2 cpus, it's hoped that AMD's decision will allow them to offer their other CPUs at a better price point. Though all CPUs eventually cannot be ordered, typically a CPU stays available for many years, and is not cut as short as this. It makes you wonder what is up over at AMD.

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swker98 said:
we all knew this will happion
DragonMaster said:
Not really bad news anyways. They weren't the fastest around.Edit: not as much as the 1meg X2s removed.[Edited by DragonMaster on 2006-06-21 21:41:32]
mirob said:
They are not profitable enough for AMD, and they all will do 3800+ speed anyway. AMD said that customers wanted them canned? At least maybe the price of the 3800+ will come down more.[Edited by mirob on 2006-06-22 07:57:51]
wolfram said:
WHEW! I just ordered past Monday another Athlon 64 3200+!
canadian said:
What is the intel equiv for those CPU's?
crossfire851 said:
[b]Originally posted by canadian:[/b][quote]What is the intel equiv for those CPU's?[/quote]P4s but with 64-bit support.
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