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Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor targets PC gamers

Posted: 12 Jan 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

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AMD's newest Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor is now available for power-hungry gamers, PC enthusiasts and users of high-end digital media.

"As more and more games and applications support multi-core environments, PC enthusiasts can experience the true advantages delivered by the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor," said Bob Brewer, corporate vice president of desktop division, Microprocessor Solutions Sector, AMD. "Those who crave ultimate performance on 3D games and intense digital media applications can experience realistic physics and lighting, advanced artificial intelligence and amazing performance on digital media applications with the first dual-core AMD Athlon 64 FX processor."

Brewer said the new Athlon 64 FX-60 shows an average 34 percent improvement on overall digital media performance and an eye-popping 80 percent faster performance on certain benchmarks over similar single-core processors.

The AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 dual-core processor is available immediately worldwide. This product is priced at $1,031 in 1,000-unit PIB quantities.

- Marty Gold

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