AMD today officially announced its Athlon 64 X2 6000+ and a pair of energy-efficient single-core Athlon 64’s. The 3.0 GHz Athlon 64 X2 6000+ arrived on retailer shelves last month. Pricing of the Athlon 64 X2 6000+ during its early release hovered around $599-684, close to the $607 volume pricing at the time.
With the official launch, the 90nm Athlon 64 X2 6000+ is priced a little lower than its early release price. AMD prices the Athlon 64 X2 6000+ at $464 per-processor in 1,000-unit quantities.
Dual-core Athlon 64 X2 6000+ aside, AMD is announcing new energy-efficient single-core Athlon 64 3500+ and 3800+ processors too. The new Athlon 64 3500+ and 3800+ processors are based on AMD’s 65nm technology for low power consumption.
AMD rates the new energy-efficient single-core products with 45-watt TDPs for energy-conscious customers. The energy-efficient Athlon 64 3500+ and 3800+ processors are available immediately in 1,000-unit quantities for $88 and $93 per-processor, respectively.
Be sure to check out our Daily Hardware Reviews for Athlon 64 X2 6000+ reviews.
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