K7's new clothes debut on Web

Casing and daughtercard, yes -- but where's the chip?

The Register's favourite Japanese hardware Web site, Happy Cat has posted some pics of the heavily-heatsinked Pentium-style container for AMD's upcoming K7. And the site has a snap of the Celeron 500. Some of the photography could be sharper, and we suspect the K7 container to hold little more than the daughtercard -- is that 'manufacturing sample' we can read on the top of the case (no, it says 'engineering sample, we're told), and where's the chip itself in the second shot? (answer: round the otherside, directly connected to the heat-sink -- but it gives you a feel for what to expect. The pics also show the container in and out of a host motherboard. You can see all the pics here. ®

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