AMD FX-Series Processors Turbo Up to 1GHz over Base Frequency

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The AMD Turbo Core 2.0 technology made its release earlier yesterday when the company officially released its first accelerated processing units based on the Llano architecture for Laptops.

According to a slide by Donanim Haber, this technology enables AMD's upcoming FX-Series processors to increase their operating speed by as much as 1GHz, when only half of the cores are active.

This slide that was presented, uses an eight-core CPU to demonstrate how Turbo Core 2.0 works, but this technology will also be available in AMD's quad-core and six-core processor models. As a result, the company officially announced that the first Zambezi FX CPUs won't arrive until August or September of 2011.

Here's that slide:

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