AMD Launches 'Black Edition' Athlon 64 X2 5000+

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To complement the Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Black Edition, AMD has silently launched its Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition. All technical aspects of the processor are identical to its non-Black Edition counterpart; the only...

Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Hits Store Shelves Way Early

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The AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+, expected February 20th, 2007 – available now. Newegg began selling the 90nm dual-core 3.0GHz chip for $599 in-stock (just under the volume distributor pricing of $607) while Buy.com also...

I'm Dreaming of a 3.0GHz Athlon 64 X2

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The Athlon 64 X2 6000+ processor was originally supposed to be unveiled in late 2006. Earlier this week, AMD added the Athlon 64 6000+ SKU to its distributor roadmap. The 6000+ chips are scheduled for...

AMD Quad-Core Opteron, Athlon 64 Processors Details Leak

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Advanced Micro Devices has been relatively open in terms of its technology and platform roadmap, however, the firm is extremely tight-lipped about specifications or features of concrete products. Nevertheless, as web-site has published details concerning...

AMD Releases Athlon 64 FX-60

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AMD has released the first dual core processor in its Athlon 64 FX line, the FX-60. Clocked at 2.6GHz, the new flagship desktop processor uses the Toledo core, which features 1MB L2 cache on...

New Nvidia Chipsets Tweak Athlon 64 Motherboards

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nForce chipsets slated to feature integrated GeForce DirectX 9 and Shader Model 3.0 graphics technology for AMD Athlon 64 platforms. Santa Clara-based graphics manufacturer Nvidia today announced new integrated graphics chipset offerings...

AMD Debuts Athlon 64 X2

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AMD has lifted the press ban on its new dual-core desktop processors, and the results look promising. Most sites are reporting that the high end X2 chips from AMD are significantly faster then comparable Intel...

AMD lowers Athlon 64 prices again

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) yesterday cut the prices of its Athlon 64 CPUs, with the aim of boosting sales of its 64-bit processors in the channel, according to sources at AMD Taiwan. AMD had previously...

AMD's 90nm Athlon 64 Have Equal Performances to 130nm Chips

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An AMD representative denied any substantial architectural tweaks of AMD Athlon 64 processors manufactured 90nm fabrication technology on Monday, rejecting the rumors about higher performance of AMD64 parts produced using more advanced process technology compared...

AMD Launches New Athlon 64

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Further pitting itself against Intel's Pentium M offerings, Advanced Micro Devices this week expanded its lineup of mobile Athlon 64-bit processors. The new Mobile AMD Athlon 64 processor 3000+ operates at 2 GHz and is...

AMD ships 90-nanometer Mobile Athlon 64

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Issuing a press release today AMD announced today that has started shipments of its 90nm Mobile Athlon 64 (codenamed "Oakville"). AMD previously announced that it would ship 90nm processors during the third quarter of...

BTX may not work for Athlon 64

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The crew over at The Tech Report has discovered BTX may not work on AMDs Athlon 64 processors. I've spoken with several sources here on the show floor from motherboard and enclosure...

AMD boosts Athlon 64 performance

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Advanced Micro Devices has bolstered the performance of its Athlon 64 PC processor. The chipmaker on Tuesday released four Athlon 64 chips including an Athlon 64 3800+ and an updated Athlon 64...

Revamped AMD Athlon 64 Chips to Debut at Computex

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As previously reported, Advanced Micro Devices is likely to roll-out its new 64-bit microprocessors with more efficient design and higher performance at Computex 2004 show in Taipei, Taiwan. Three New Chips Coming...

AMD Aims Athlon 64 at Digital Home

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Advanced Micro Devices is in talks with HP and eMachines, a division of Gateway, about developing the so-called Media Center personal computers powered by AMD Athlon 64 processors. While there are no actual plans declared,...

AMD Holds Athlon 64 2600+ Chip in the Pockets

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Advanced Micro Devices may have a yet another trump in its hands to fight low-cost Intel's Pentium 4 "Prescott" microprocessors – an extremely affordable 64-bit Athlon 64 chip that still delivers respectable performance as well...

3 Athlon FX-53 Reviews

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Looks like a NDA just expired! Three Sites emailed us with reviews of AMD's latest wopper, the FX-53. "AMD is setting their sights on taking the pole position again with the Athlon 64...

Athlon 939 uses HT at 1000MHz

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WE'VE SPENT some time investigating what it means when people say that the Athlon 64 939 will use 1000MHz HyperTransport, apparently 200MHz faster then the current one that runs at 800MHz. AMD told us that...

AMD Displays Athlon 64 FX-53 Microprocessor

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Advanced Micro Devices also has an event in San Francisco, California, these days, to demonstrate some of its innovations. One of the paramount technologies showcased during the show is the Athlon 64 FX-53 processor delivering...

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