Although earlier it was expected that Intel and AMD is fully transferred their products to support DDR3 in during 2009, the deadline been adjusted, says the source, referring to the manufacturers of motherboards. Apparently, the full transition to DDR3 will be held no earlier than 2010.
Until now, the price of DDR3 is not dropped as much as I would like to Intel. Given that the demand for the Core i7 and X58 was lower than expected, Intel has decided to delay the release of solutions for the mass market, which will only support DDR3, until September.
Meanwhile, AMD continues to improve controller DDR3, embedded processors in the AM3. Full production of the company's transition to DDR3 will be held not earlier than would be completed this work, the source concluded.