New AMD Phenom X3 8000 Triple Core CPU Series

Posted: Mar 27 2008, 12:20am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:57am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


New AMD Phenom X3 8000 Triple Core CPU Series
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AMD launches the world's first triple-core x86 architecture CPU. The AMD Phenom X3 8000 series triple-core processors provide gamers and digital media enthusiasts with needed performance at mainstream price points.

When paired with the AMD 780 series chipset, AMD Phenom X3 processors can deliver significant enhancements in gaming and high-definition experiences for mainstream PC customers. This AMD desktop solution can provide a full HD experience with support for the latest and most demanding formats, including VC-1, MPEG-2 and H.264 on a mainstream PC.
With the AMD Unified Video Decoder (UVD), the solution can process HD playback on the better-suited GPU rather than the CPU so consumers may enjoy a smooth HD viewing experience—less lag, stalling and dropped scenes—in the latest Blu-ray titles.
AMD Phenom X3 8400 and AMD Phenom X3 8600 processors can improve performance over dual-core processors on single-threaded applications and can scale with the same applications that scale with quad-core. AMD Phenom triple-core processors can also increase performance for multitasking usage models and multi-threaded applications, aligned with similar benefits available with AMD Phenom X4 quad-core processors.

AMD will be collaborating with ZT Systems to premiere the first system featuring the new AMD Phenom X3 triple-core processor on QVC during the Computer Shop broadcast, which is scheduled to air March 31 at 10 p.m. EDT.

Systems powered by AMD Phenom X3 processors 8400 (2.1GHz) and 8600 (2.3GHz) are expected to be initially available from leading OEMs and system builders.
Via the AMD site. Buy the latest CPUs at NewEgg.

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