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AMD Plant Tour In Singapore

Note : The software used for laser marking was removed due to
confidentiality reasons

This is the program that laser marked the K7 processors

Numerous trays of the Athlon XP waiting to be laser marked

Notice the laser is marking on the black area on the package
to denote the lot info, batch code etc.

Note : The software used for laser marking was removed due to
confidentiality reasons

This is the program that laser marked the K8 processors

A whole stack of Athlon 64 processors waiting to be laser
marked

The Athlon 64 3000+ (ADA3000AEP4AX) is a Week 17 CG stepping
core clocked at 2Ghz and has 512KB L2 cache. One thing worth noticing is that
the multiplier is pre-programmed by the speed grading machine through the pins,
not by the die or the package.

There are other interesting areas like the System Level Test
where the processors are plugged into motherboards together with graphics cards
and memories to do full validation tests.

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