AMD Live! system specs

Subject: Processors | May 30, 2006 - 11:53 AM |

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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