AMD confirms Applebred launch

By on August 20, 2003, 4:43 PM
AMD has confirmed the existence of the Applebred processor, and said that the Duron-branded core has already begun shipping.

As we reported yesterday, Applebred - not, as we wrote, 'Appalbred', which was how Babelfish translated the original Russian report on the chip - is a low-end part equipped with just 64KB of on-die L2 cache and, as we guessed, a 266MHz frontside bus.

"We're aiming the part at certain markets, such as South America and Eastern Europe, where customers have asked us to extend the Duron line," said Baker.

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