AMD has introduced the Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition, a new dual-core processor that will be available for under $70. The chip maker claims this new CPU is up to 55 percent faster than the Intel Core 2 Duo E5200.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the AMD Athlon™ X2 7850 Black Edition processor, delivering leading technology and strong performance to the mainstream PC user for under $70 MSRP. Focused on designing and developing new products and platforms over the last 40 years, AMD’s unique technologies continue to create compelling user experiences at an exceptional value. As part of this anniversary celebration, the newest addition to the AMD Athlon X2 7000 series of processors delivers a superior dual-core, performance-per-dollar PC experience for solutions at home and at play.