AMD quietly adjusts processor pricing, launches new Athlon CPU

Shawn Knight

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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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Kibaruk

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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?
 
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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