Even with all the talk about new directions like Trinity, Vishera and the whole heterogenous computing concept, one old standby is still holding steady at AMD: the decade-plus old Athlon brand. In recent years, Athlon processors have taken a backseat to AMD's APUs, but they're still chugging along, and CPU World reports that the company is brewing up a batch of three new Athlon II X4 CPUs for Socket FM2 as we speak.
The website, which is generally very reliable, only got ahold of the basic specs for the chips:
The rest of the details are murky: CPU world doesn't even know when the chips are slated to launch or if they'll be OEM-only or available at retail. The website reports the trio will be based on AMD's Piledriver architecture, but will likely have no integrated GPU functionality.