Today AMD is introducing the successor to today's 939-pin Athlon 64 processors, the 940-pin AM2 socket. The new socket brings with a number of changes, most notable of which is DDR2 memory, while CPU's based on the new platform boast such features as lower power consumption and AMD's virtualization technology. But that's not all, as today AMD is also introducing two new processors: the Athlon 64 X2 5000+ and the FX-62. See how the new chips perform in comparison to their predecessors with both single-card and SLI configurations in today's article!
Clock Speed: 2.6GHz
Cache: L1: 128K instruction + 128K data L2: 2x512KB
64-bit Support: Yes
Virtualization Support: Yes
Multimedia instructions: MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, 3DNow! Professional
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