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AMD's first ARM processor is 8-core and 64-bit

AMD is turning to the ARM design for a new series of chips, an unmistakable sign that the heyday of "x86" chips is over.

By January 28, 2014


Bully Surgeon AMD64

The Bully Surgeon is a moderately priced midrange system that delivers middle-of-the-road performance.

October 25, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating October 25, 2005

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Editors' Take

AMD Athlon 64 FX-60

The latest high-end chip from AMD introduces dual-core processing to AMD's ultra-high-end enthusiast FX line. But while the Athlon 64 FX-60 set new records on our current benchmarks, the chip doesn't play well with Nvidia's graphics cards. Assuming that this issue gets sorted out, the FX-60 shows great promise.

January 9, 2006

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Cyberpower Gamer Ultra 8500 SE (AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000 )

The Cyberpower Gamer Ultra 8500 SE looks like a great deal, but we question the overall Cyberpower buying experience. Four years of negative reader comments about this company led us to investigate. Cyberpower promises to improve, but you should still proceed with caution.

April 24, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating April 24, 2007

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+

AMD's new high-end dual-core CPU offers plenty of bang for the buck, outpacing Intel's Pentium 965 Extreme Edition, which costs $200 more. Sounds like a good deal, but wait to see what Intel's next-gen Core 2 Duo chips have to offer when they debut later this year.

June 1, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 1, 2006

AMD Athlon 64 FX-62

AMD's Athlon 64 FX-62 helps usher in the new Socket AM2 chipset, but incremental performance gains make AMD look vulnerable to Intel's next-gen chips, due later this year.

May 22, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating May 22, 2006

MSRP: $713.00


Falcon Northwest Mach V (AMD Athlon 64 FX-60)

Falcon Northwest's most recent Mach V boasts outstanding specs, first-rate build quality, and record-breaking performance scores, but a power glitch and the sky-high price (even for an elite gaming PC) prevent a stronger recommendation.

February 8, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 8, 2006

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Intel vs. AMD: Centrino Duo/Turion 64 X2 laptop showdown

We all know how great Intel's Centrino Duo laptop processor is, but how does it compare to the brand new Turion 64 X2 from rivals AMD?

By May 25, 2006


AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 gaming CPU: tested

As promised, we've put the new AMD chip through its paces, and as we suspected, it's faster than a cheetah with its tail on fire

By January 26, 2006


New and Noteworthy: Intel, AMD duking it out for non-Mac 64-bit; iTunes-Pepsi promo hacked; more

New and Noteworthy: Intel, AMD duking it out for non-Mac 64-bit; iTunes-Pepsi promo hacked; more

By February 20, 2004