AMD's Spider debut

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The DailyTech reports that Monday was the launch for AMD’s Spider platform. Spider = Phenom processors + ATI Radeon HD 3800 + AMD 7-Series desktop chipsets.

[The 9500 and 9600 series] Phenom processors are part of AMD’s first-generation, 65nm Stars family. In the second-half of 2008 AMD will announce its second-generation Stars family, which will be a migration of the current K10 core to the 45nm node.

AMD’s Spider Platform launch also includes the official announcement of its ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series. The launch of the Spider platform will add two new video cards to AMD’s lineup, the ATI Radeon HD 3870 and Radeon HD 3850.

Lots more, with links, in DT’s excellent coverage.