AMD Athlon 64 X2 to go 45W

Posted on Wednesday, May 30 2007 @ 01:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
OCWorkBench got their hands on a new AMD processor, the Athlon 64 X2 BE-2350.

This dual-core processor still uses the 65nm process but has a thermal design power of 45W, which is 20W less than AMD's other processors.
This CPU is recognised as Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor BE-2350. It runs at a multiplier of 10.5x and bus speed is at 200MHz. HT is at 1GHz. The amt. of cache is also shown on the screen shot. voltage is 1.152v

From what we gathered, AMD is also changing its branding of this new processors, the BE-2XXX series. They won't be called Athlon 64 X2. Instead it will be known as Athlon X2 Dual Core. The "64" is dropped. No reasons were given for dropping the "64"

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