AMD has confirmed the model name and clock speed of the upcoming quad-corePhenom processors and plans to launch them as scheduled in Nov/Dec while PhenomFX will launched in Q1 next year. AMD plans to add higher clocked Phenom FX andPhenom quad-core processors in Q2 next year.
Phenom FX-82 will be clocked at 2.6GHz or higher while the faster FX-8x model could hit 3GHz. FX-82 DVT sampleswill be available in Q4 while production will kick off in Q1 2008 while FX-8xDVT sample and production is slated for Q2 2008.
Phenom 9600 and 9500 clocked at 2.4GHz and 2.2GHz respectively will be thefirst quad-core Phenom processors to hit the market in Nov. Phenom 9700 clockedat 2.6GHz will come along slightly later in Dec. A faster iteration of thequad-core Phenom will come along in Q2 2008 while DVT samples will be availablein Q1. Most likely, it will be called Phenom 9800 and clocked at 2.8GHz.