Noticeable speed increase over entry-level Athlon II X4 620.
Supports advanced features such as virtualization.
Not as fast as higher-end chips with programs that support multiple cores.
By DigitalVersus on December 17, 2009
AMD's Range The Athlon II family was unveiled in June 2009 with the X2 200 series the first to become available, followed up by the X3 600, released in September 2009.The Athlon X4 600 CPUs are based on the K10 architecture, with quad cores and 2 MB...60
By BeHardware on October 26, 2009
This makes it a good deal cheaper than the Intel Core 2 Q8200 that you won’t find for under $140 but which gives a similar level of performance! The AMD offer is by far the best here then. Of course in some rare...-
By InsideHW on October 23, 2009
Athlon II X3 and X4 should be absolute Best Buy CPUs this autumn. If you need cheap, but efficient, workstation for rendering and video compression, you should consider Athlon II X4. When purchasing CPU, take a look at the box, since you can see surface...-
By SilentPC Review on September 25, 2009
Our timed benchmarks showed evidence that the Athlon II X4 630 and 620 perform slightly slower than Intels cheapest quad core, the Q8200, in mundane everyday tasks like anti-virus scanning and file archiving. However, there is $20~$40 price...-
By HotHardware on September 16, 2009
Partnered with the excellent AMD 785G chipset, AMD's new Athlon II X4 quad-cores provide a feature-packed platform at a very low price. While there may be cheaper dual-core solutions out there, a quad-core for a few more bucks will be hard to pass...-
By TechwareLabs on September 16, 2009
AMD decided to take thier time and design a processer that would have an amazing performance all around while at the same time keeping the price of the chip to a minimum. When matched up with the 785G chipset, the Athlon II X4 definately has some...-
By AnandTech on September 16, 2009
How does AMD respond to Lynnfield? Is it by drastically cutting prices on Phenom II? Nope. By introducing the world’s first quad-core processor to debut at $99. Now that’s cool.It’s called the Athlon II X4 and its existence...-
By Legit Reviews on September 16, 2009
The AMD Athlon II X4 series of processors offers an excellent value for consumers that are looking to build entry level and mainstream system...-
By PCPer on September 15, 2009
AMD has not reinvented the wheel with the Athlon II X4 series of chips. They are not disruptive products from a performance standpoint, and they bring nothing particularly new to the marketplace. Except price of course. When we consider that,...-
By FiringSquad on September 15, 2009
Given all this, you may want to wait a few weeks if you’re in the market for a new entry-level quad-core processor. Intel chose not to respond to Phenom II initially when it launched earlier this year. Ultimately...-