AMD Introduces two new dual-core desktop processors -Athlon II X2 250 and Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition

amd-phenom-athlonBringing its acclaimed 45nm technology to new high-volume processor designs, AMD today announced two new dual-core desktop processors.

Building on 10 years of AMD AthlonTM processor innovation, the new 45nm AMD AthlonTM II X2 250 processor gives mainstream consumers exceptional performance, efficiency and value. For enthusiasts and overclockers, AMD also announces the AMD PhenomTM II X2 550 Black Edition processor, the first ever dual-core AMD Phenom II CPU.* With this latest addition to the AMD Phenom II processor family, users can now experience the power of AMD platform technology, codenamed “Dragon,” with dual-, triple- and quad-core configurations.

AMD Athlon II

AMD Athlon II X2 Processor Details

  • The AMD Athlon II X2 250 performs exceptionally well when combined with AMD chipsets and integrated graphics solutions to create an all-AMD platform. Platforms featuring all-AMD technology can deliver up to twice the graphics performance of those with Intel integrated graphics.¹
  • Windows® 7 is optimized for multi-core processors like AMD AthlonTM II processors to give consumers an amazingly fast, simple and engaging PC experience.** For example, Windows 7 is tuned to make the most of these new processors’ power management features, such as AMD PowerNow!TM 3.0 technology. AMD power management technologies, in combination with Windows 7, can help OEMs and partners to build exceptionally green, cool and quiet PCs.
  • Based on AMD’s acclaimed 45nm process technology, the AMD Athlon II dual-core processor has a TDP of 65W and can slash power consumption by up to 50 percent when doing basic tasks, up to 40 percent when running heavy workloads and up to 50 percent when at idle.²

AMD Phenom II

AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Details

  • AMD Black Edition processors, like the AMD PhenomTM II X2 550, help users to take control and unleash the maximum potential of Dragon platform technology’s unprecedented performance tuning capabilities.* The same massive headroom that set world records in recent months is at users’ finger tips, offering impressive performance at a price the competition can’t beat.³
  • Users can also maximize their overclocking experience by utilizing the new features and capabilities of AMD OverDriveTM 3.0, designed to enable quick and effective tuning of their PC experience for optimal performance.*
  • With dual-, triple- or quad-core processors, AMD provides platform level solutions at multiple price points, each of which exceeds expectations for virtually any user.

Click here for more detail on AMD processor pricing

Source: AMD

Related posts

LG presents L80 Dual smartphone

LG presents L80 Dual smartphone

The Korean company LG has presented the L80 Dual smartphone – a mid-range device that works with two SIM cards. The LG L80 Dual comes with a 5-inch sensor display that works at WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels) and offers a dual-core Snapdragon 200 chip at 1.2 GHz and integrated Adreno 302...

AMD has new CEO

AMD has new CEO

AMD has officially announced that effective immediately the new AMD president and CEO is Dr. Lisa Su, who comes to succeed Rory Read, who was the company’s CEO until now. Dr. Lisa Su will also serve on the Board of Directors. According to AMD this sudden change is part of the company’s wide...

Kingmax offers waterproof 64GB SDXC memory card

Kingmax offers waterproof 64GB SDXC memory card

The company Kingmax Digital comes up with a special offers for users of digital cameras and camcorders, the first waterproof and dustproof SDXC Class 10 64GB memory card. The memory card offers 65 MB/sec read speed and 40 MB/sec write speed, features exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table)...

Leave a comment