AMD Athlon 2 X2 240 2.8GHz Socket AM3

  • AMD Athlon 2 X2 240 2.8GHz Socket AM3
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  • Good performance for a budget dual core CPU, Socket AM2/DDR2 compatibility, Same list of technology support as AMD Phenom, Great pricing compared to Intel's processors, Good overclocking and great underclocking potential


  • Power consumption could be lower

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By techPowerUp! on 90

Trying to write this conclusion, I really spent a lot of time trying to figure out what could be the demerits of the Athlon II X2 240. The only thing I can think of, that is really worth mentioning, is that it is a dual core processor, and you can get...

International Review By Nexthardware on

AMD è sempre stata una delle aziende più attive nel settore dei processori x86, lanciando sul mercato soluzioni innovative e spesso vincenti. Molti dei nostri lettori, ricorderanno la corsa al Ghz vinta proprio da AMD con il suo Athlon K7, il memory...

International Review By ComputerBase on

Der Markt für Prozessoren boomt seit Wochen. Seitdem auch AMD zu Beginn des Jahres 2009 eine serienreife 45-nm-Fertigung anbietet, wirft das Unternehmen fast jeden Monat mehrere neue Modelle auf den Markt. Diese Frische kommt dem vorher etwas...