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AMD Athlon II X4 620: Four Cores For $US99

AMD Athlon II X4 620: Four Cores For $US99

AMD’s new Athlon II X4 chips are like a Phenom II minus the L3 cache. And they’re super-cheap: $US99 (2.6GHz-620), and $US122 (2.8GHz-630). Also looks like they hold their own against the $US150 Core 2 Quad 8200: [Maximum PC]

AMD Processor Roadmap Leaked Online: Quad-Core ‘Deneb’ Phenoms in January

AMD Processor Roadmap Leaked Online: Quad-Core ‘Deneb’ Phenoms in January

AMD’s immediate processor plans have been leaked in the form of a PowerPoint slide to Spanish site CHW.net. Dual-core “Brisbane” Athlons at 2.6GHz are due in October, alongside “Toliman” triple-core Phenoms. November sees the single-core “Lima” Athlon chip, obviously destined for low-power devices, since it runs at 1.6GHz and draws…