Probably most significant is news of new integrated graphics chip in the G45 and G43.
A report from review site AnandTech says AMD's high-end quad-core Phenom processors can work, with modifications, on a number of low-end motherboards with built-in graphics.
AMD's high-end quad-core Phenom chips may have compatibility issues when circuit board makers mismatch the boards with companion chips.
The AMD triple-core Phenom processor is now available in consumer desktops from Hewlett-Packard and Gateway. Dell is also offering quad-core Opteron systems.
AMD's Phenom may lose to Intel in benchmarks, but can be a compelling value in combination with ATI's 780 graphics.
Company has a new integrated graphics chipset that can run DirectX10 games, and it's also nearing the day when its 45-nanometer chips are available.
The changes are mostly cosmetic, though the VIA processor is bumped up to 1.2GHz and its screen has grown from 6.5 to 7 inches.