AMD today launched the cheaper AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ processor, just in time for holiday retail shoppers. The newest member to the AMD Athlon 64 X2
dual-core processor family provides consumers with an
attractive entry point to dual-core computing on desktop PCs.
Now consumers can experience exceptional dual-core performance
at a mainstream price point.
The AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor line is targeted
primarily towards the prosumer and digital media segments --
sophisticated power users who run multiple processor-intensive
Today's PCs can operate in multi-tasking environments. With
the new AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor 3800+, mainstream
consumers now have the ability to multi-task, creating digital
content while listening to MP3s and writing e-mails, allowing
them to do more in less time. Desktop dual-core processors can
also deliver increasingly superior performance as
multi-threaded applications spread from the server to the
client and consumer markets.
By introducing the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor 3800+,
AMD is now offering customers an expanded dual-core desktop
processor line that delivers exceptional dual-core computing
benefits across an even broader price and performance range.
Since the launch of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor
line in May, AMD has been extremely pleased with its
successful sales and adoption, with more than 40 OEM partners
and system builders currently offering products worldwide.
To enable the rapid adoption of its 90nm dual-core processor
line, AMD has fully converted its manufacturing operations
to the 90nm technology generation. The transition was one
of the most rapid and efficient in AMD's history, due in
large part to its industry-leading Automated Precision
The AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor 3800+ is priced at
$354 for 1K unit PIB.