Intel pushed the spreading of DDR3 and invested a lot of money to promote the memory.
The price for DDR3 memory is dropping. Might this be a reason for AMD to jump on the bandwagon?
With about 29 Euro per GiByte it is indeed more expensive than its predecessor DDR2, but it seems like the prices have dropped far enough for AMD to think about switching to DDR3. That at least is what Fudzilla.com reports.
They say to have learned, that appropriate AMD chipsets could be expected as soon as the first quarter of the next year. But minor delays could arise. The first DDR3 capable boards are said to be equipped with the RD790 DDR3 or the RD890 DDR3 chipset and have an AM3 socket.