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AMD Athlon X2 5800+


$112.00 Released April, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Fast clock speed - good for most computing tasks. Value - offers lots of performance at an entry-level price. Great for a mid-range gaming machine.

The Cons:Aging product - might be hard to find. Runs hot with the stock CPU cooler. Larger form factor than competing Intel CPUs.

The AMD Athlon X2 5800+ is a high end dual core CPU from AMD. Running at 3.0GHz, the CPU has a 89W TDP while still being based on the cooler 65nm Brisbane core. Not really required for simple every-day tasks, the 5800+ is a good pick for those interested in gaming, encoding or utilizing a great deal of cpu power on a budget.

Features

  • Socket type: AM2
  • HT Speed: 2000MHz
  • Core speed: 3.0GHz
  • L2 Cache: 512KB x 2
  • Fab process: 65nm
  • TDP: 89W

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    fast clock speed - good for most computing tasks

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    value - offers lots of performance at an entry-level price

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    great for a mid-range gaming machine

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    allows for older AMD-based systems to be easily upgraded

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    overclocking potential - allows for extra performance at no additional cost

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    aging product - might be hard to find

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    runs hot with the stock CPU cooler

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    larger form factor than competing Intel CPUs

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