AMD quietly adjusts processor pricing, launches new Athlon CPU

By Shawn Knight
Nov 17, 2011
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  1. AMD quietly changed the pricing on some of their Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) and even introduced a new Athlon-branded CPU. Such changes took a back seat to the launch of…

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,427   +470

    So what is the deal with this FM1 Athlon II? 645 has 3,1ghz with a TDP rating of 95 Watt... so far AMD is looking less and less atractive. How much of a boost would that 2MB of L2 translate to?
  3. TDP is actually 65W, it's just 95W APU without the graphics and TDP hasn't been updated.
    2MB L2 cache actually gives quite a boost and puts it close to same clocked Phenom II, if not ahead in certain benchmarks
  4. Sarcasm

    Sarcasm TS Guru Posts: 346   +26

    Is $2 really news worthy???

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