AMD processor refresh - More speed, same price

Yesterday AMD refreshed its processor line, adding some 100MHz to 200MHz performance boost to its silicon for no extra charge.

Yesterday AMD refreshed its processor line, adding some 100MHz to 200MHz performance boost to its silicon for no extra charge.

There are seven new CPUs. All processors are for the Socket AM2+/AM3 platform:

Quad-core

  • Athlon II X4 640 Speed: 3.0GHz L1: 4x64KB | L2: 4x 512KB TDP: 95 Price: $122
  • Athlon II X4 635 Speed: 2.9GHz L1: 4x64KB | L2: 4x 512KB TDP: 95 Price: $99.99
  • Athlon II X4 610e Speed: 2.4GHz L1: 4x64KB | L2: 4x 512KB TDP: 45 Price: $143

Triple-core

  • Athlon II X3 445 Speed: 3.1GHz L1: 3x64KB | L2: 3x 512KB TDP: 95 Price: $87
  • Athlon II X3 415e Speed: 2.5GHz L1: 3x64KB | L2: 3x 512KB TDP: 45 Price: $102

Dual-core

  • Athlon II X2 260 Speed: 3.2GHz L1: 2x64KB | L2: 2x 1MB TDP: 65 Price: $76
  • Athlon II X2 245e Speed: 2.9GHz L1: 2x64KB | L2: 2x 1MB TDP: 45 Price: $77