Here’s what AMD says about it: The BE sips power like a mobile CPU but carries a wallet-friendly price tag of under bucks, which might make it an attractive prospect for your next system build. More items related to this product. Notable by its omission in the new naming scheme is the “64” after “Athlon. The Athlon X2 was released less than a year after the Athlon 64 X2 , and so they are likely to have similar levels of support, and similarly optimized performance when running the latest games. More intriguingly, these CPUs are bargain priced.

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Intel Core iK 5. I’ll keep my performance commentary to a minimum.

More intriguingly, these CPUs are bargain priced. What’s not to like?

Customize The Tech Report AMD Athlon X2 Intel Core iK – 3. Work or play with multiple programs without any stalling or waiting. Here’s what AMD says about it: Thus the simpler “Athlon X2” series is born. This also means it will be less likely to bottleneck more powerful GPUs, allowing them to achieve more of their gaming performance potential.

AMD’s Athlon X2 BE processor – The Tech Report – Page 1

Among its many features, Virtualization is activated. You may also like. Skip to main content. More items related to this product. If not, your cold, calloused heart may be warmed by the news that our BE sample also overclocks like a mofo. It offers 2 Physical Cores 2 Logicalclocked at 2. It offers average performance. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Just like them, these BE-series processors have dual cores with K of L2 cache per core and are intended for Socket AM2 motherboards.


Hyperthreading will be beneficial for applications optimized for it, but it may slow others down. The Athlon 64 X2 and the Athlon X2 both have 2 cores, qmd so are quite likely to struggle with the latest games, or at least bottleneck high-end ad cards when running ge-2350.

PassMark – AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core BE – Price performance comparison

So all of this sounds pretty good so far, but you’re probably wondering: What’s with that funky name? What this means is the Athlon 64 X2 will consume significantly less power and consequently produce less heat, enabling more prolonged computational tasks with fewer adverse effects.

This setup may allow AMD to cozy up next to Pentiums and Core Duos with product numbers that suggest similar or better performance. Intel Core iK Coffee Lake 3. Turns out these products are the first fruits of AMD’s new processor naming scheme. Now, on to our test results.


AMD’s Athlon X2 BE-2350 processor

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The lithography is the semiconductor manufacturing technology being used to create the CPU – the smaller this is, the more transistors that can be fit into the CPU, and the closer the connections. Global Game Awards This change lines things up with future product names like “Phenom X4,” amf well. Works Great I put this in an emachines EL that had a athlno core 1. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.

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