AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition 2.6GHz Socket AM2

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By Expert Reviews on 100

To see the results table, click . To see the benchmarks, click . Athlon 64 X2s make up most of AMDs processors line-up. They range in speed from 2.2GHz up to 3.4GHz, and weve tested all the models on the market that AMD currently produces....

By Virtual-Hideout on

With the testing finished, allow me to put PC performance in perspective. While the Intel versus AMD debate rages on with fans screaming from both sides of the field, this is a really great thing for the consumers like us. This kind of rivalry brings...

By Overclockers Club on

In the AMD world, the 5000+ Black Edition should be on your short list if you are looking for a quick overclocking fix, or upgrading from your aging 939 system and not ready to take the Phenom plunge, but secretly hoping it will magically pull...

By Neoseeker on

If you have an existing AM2 based system that can handle a 5000+, dont walk to your local hardware store -- run to the store to get yourself a AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition. The AMD Athlon X2s always performed very well for office...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

Socket AM2; Clock speed: 2.6GHz; HyperTransport Link: 2GHz; 65nm process; Cache: 1MB L2 (512K per core), 256K L1 (128K per core); Voltage: 1.25V/1.35V; 65W TDP As much as we like to hear about the latest quad-core processors, only a select few can...

By Icrontic on

The AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition is a nice gift from AMD to the enthusiast community. An unlocked CPU multiplier and lots of overclocking headroom make this an awesome value at only $130. For those who already own a lower end AM2...

By InsideHW on

There has been a lot of fuss around AMD lately. First of all, a new graphics card (2900 Pro) was released recently, and you can read about this excellent move in a separate article. However, AMD hardly forgot about its primary field of interest ...

By Tom's Hardware on

Exciting news about AMDs new unlocked X2 5000+ Black Edition. Complete with test results and...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

The Black Edition of AMDs Athlon 64 X2 5000+ features an unlocked multiplier. Unlike the first Black Edition model, the 90nm 6400+, the new processor is even produced on a 65nm process. As a result, it only draws about half as much power as the...

By AMDZone on 96

Overall what can be said of the X2 5000+ Black Edition that we havent said of AMD before. This CPU obviously is a great value for the price, adds an interesting twist to things with the unlocked multiplier which makes overclocking a little bit easier...