AMD Athlon 64 / 64 FX (Clawhammer)

Introduced: 2003-09-23

Description: An "Opteron for the desktop", AMD64 (x86-64) chip previously known as Athlon DT or Clawhammer. Originally planned for October -02, later delayed to Q2, and launched in September -03 at Athlon 64 3200+ (2.0 GHz, $417), 3000+ ($278) and Athlon 64 FX-51 (2.2 GHz, $733).
Introduced with 1MB of L2 cache and two DDR channels in the 940 (later 939, incompatible to 940) pin package named FX.
The 754 pin package with only one DDR channel is the normal Athlon 64 and will be available with 1MB, 512KB and 256KB of L2 cache.

Type: Processors [Roadmap] [Timeline]

State: Released

Quick Specs

Die size118, 150, 192 mm2
Bus speed800 MHz HyperTransport
L2 cache256 KB, 512 KB, 1 MB
L1 cacheD:64 KB, I:64 KB
Process130 nm SOI
Core speed1.8 - 2.2 GHz
Transistors67 M
Power84 W
Form factor940 and 754 pin
Core voltage1.55 V
Price$278 - $733
Memory2 / 1 x DDR400
TypeWorkstation, AMD64
CoreClawhammer
Pipeline12 stage

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2004-09-18 Athlon 64 4000+, FX-55 to arrive October The Inquirer [rm]

2004-05-17 AMD projects more cache, more features in future chips The Inquirer [rm]

2004-05-06 AMD delivers on low-power Athlon 64 pledge The Register [rm]

2004-05-05 AMD 130/90nm snippets slip onto Web The Register [rm]

2004-05-03 AMD 130 nm / 90 nm : le plein d'infos x86-Secret [rm]

2004-04-26 Steppings change on AMD Athlon 64s: 2200 and 2000 MHz both marked 3200+ The Inquirer [rm]

2004-03-18 Fasten Your Seat Belts As AMD Unleashes AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-53 Processor AMD [rm]

2004-02-17 AMD intros 30 watt Opterons The Inquirer [rm]

2004-01-15 AMD revises Athlon 64 route map for 2004 The Inquirer [rm]

2004-01-07 AMD Delivers 64-bit Processors for Notebooks Xbit Labs [rm]

2003-12-27 Athlon 64 and Opteron dual-core explained The Inquirer [rm]

2003-12-12 AMD Athlon 64 3000+ details revealed The Inquirer [rm]

2003-12-04 All Athlon64s will be dual channel soon The Inquirer [rm]

2003-11-19 PathScale AMD64 compiler delivers up to 40% better performance The Inquirer [rm]

2003-11-14 AMD to ship 1GHz FSB Athlon 64 FX Q1 '04 - SiS The Register [rm]

2003-11-12 Those AMD Opteron K8/K9 optimisations in detail The Inquirer [rm]

2003-11-11 AMD Opteron low power specs revealed The Inquirer [rm]

2003-11-09 A New Revision of AMD Socket 754 Athlon 64 Enroute: Memory Performance to Increase? Xbit Labs [rm]

2003-11-04 AMD Athlon FX-53 to counter Intel P4EE? The Register [rm]

2003-11-04 AMD Athlon FX-53 to bust Extremely Expensive's Yule The Inquirer [rm]

2003-10-30 AMD to sell 64 FX 940, 939 side by side next year The Inquirer [rm]

2003-10-27 AMD leaves Intel clutching at CPU pricing straws The Inquirer [rm]

2003-10-05 AMD teasing us over 939 pin Athlon FX The Inquirer [rm]

2003-09-30 Dual-core Opteron to ship late 2005 The Register [rm]

2003-09-29 AMD Outlines Dual-Core on a Single-Chip Strategy Xbit Labs [rm]

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