AMD Live! system specs
Subject: Processors | May 30, 2006 - 08:53 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It looks like Daily Tech has scooped AMD on it's own Live! announcement. Drop by to see exactly what the expected system specs will be.
"Processor requirements have also been updated. Not only must desktop systems come with dual-core
processors, they must also come with processors rated at 4800+ or higher. Athlon 64 FX-62 processors
are also Live! compliant. Memory requirements state that systems must also ship with configurations of
1GB or more of system RAM. Strangely, no minimum hard drive capacity requirements are stated. Since
Live! media systems are expected to do some PVR duties, large hard drives capacities will likely be
Besides the above specifications, AMD's platform design guides states that systems are recommended to
focus on thermal dynamics as well as acoustic performance. Launch preparation documents stress that
Live! compliant systems must keep noise to a minimum, and in some cases, produce almost no noise at
all. Furthermore, AMD documents recommend that only fluid-bearing SATA hard drives be used to cut down
on noise. "
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