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AMD Phenom II X2 and Athlon II X2 Released

Category: CPU's
Posted: June 2, 2009 06:38AM
Author: MrAlex


AMD, manufacturer of microprocessors have finally released their first 45nm dual-core processors! The new processors are named the AMD Athlon II X2 250, which is based on a new architecture, while the AMD Phenom II X2 550 is a cut-down quad-core processor, with two cores either disabled or defective. The Phenom II X2 has a TDP of 80W, is AM3 only, a stock clock of 3.1GHz, 2MB of L2 Cache and 6MB of L3 Cache.  The Athlon II X2 comes with a TDP of 65W, AM3 only with a stock clock of 3GHZ and 2MB of L2 Cache. The AMD Phenom II X2 is in direct competition with the Intel Core 2 Duo E7600, and it’s just like back in the Athlon 64 FX days, where Intel and AMD trade blows. You can find reviews of the processors here.



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