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...