Nothing stirs up excitement more than the release of new CPUs and the two new processors from AMD are no exceptions. Released yesterday, the Phenom II X2 550 and Athlon II X2 250 are the latest dual-core processors from AMD based on the 45nm manufacturing process. The Phenom II X2 550 is a Black Edition featuring an unlocked multiplier clocked at 3.1GHz and 6MB of shared L3 cache. The Athlon II X2 250 is not unlocked and features 1MB of L2 cache per core and a 3.0GHz clock. Both processors support AM2+ and AM3 boards for DDR2 and DDR3 memory.
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