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AMD unveils Athlon 64 3700+ DTR

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AMD has released its latest Athlon 64 processor, a second 3700+ part, this time aimed at desktop-replacement notebooks rather than desktop PCs.

Available now, the DTR 3700+ costs $500 per processor when sold in batches of 1000 chips.

The new processor is a 130nm part. AMD's announcement follows Aconfirmation that its has begun revenue shipments of Oakville, its 90nm low-power Mobile Athlon 64.

The 3700+ is clocked to 2.4GHz and contains 1MB of L2 cache, according to an HP spec sheet for its Compaq Presario R3000Z, one of the first machines to contain the new CPU. HP is also building the part into its Pavilion zv5000z, and VoodooPC has confirmed it will offer the 3700+ too. ®

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