AMD Athlon II and Phenom II X2 Processors Debut

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[FONT=Calibri]AMD is using the prominence of the Computex show in Taipei to unveil a slew of new, affordable desktop processors. A few of them are based on the existing core used in the company’s Phenom II processor line-up, but one of them is comprised of a new piece of silicon that pays homage to the once might Athlon brand.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]We’ve got four new AMD processors on tap for this article, low power quad- and triple-cores, and a pair of new dual-cores. The 3.1GHz AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition is positioned as AMD’s fastest dual-core processor ever, while the Phenom II X3 705e is a low-power triple-core CPU. The Phenom II X4 905e is a low-power 65w quad-core, and the brand new Athlon II X2 250 is AMD’s latest high-performing, budget-class dual-core processor.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Calibri]All of these processors share some similarities, of course, but each one is positioned for a somewhat different market segment. Come on by and take a look…[/FONT]

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