Sunnyvale, Calif.AMD announced the availability of three AMD Phenom X3 triple-core processors that, when combined with the AMD 780 series chipset, can give consumers a full HD experience and visually stunning gaming and digital performance.
According to AMD, Phenom X3 triple-core x86 processors can bring multi-core technology to a broader audience in search of desktop processors that easily handle today's multi-threaded digital entertainment workloads. The devices employ true multi-core technology based on AMD's Direct Connect Architecture.
These processors possess benefits similar to those available with AMD Phenom X4 quad-core processors and are designed to increase performance for today's multitasking usage models and multi-threaded digital media and game applications in comparison to dual-core processors at the same clock speed, the company said.
Pricing: AMD Phenom X3 8750 triple-core processor (2.4GHz)$195; AMD Phenom X3 8650 triple-core processor (2.3GHz)$165; AMD Phenom X3 8450 triple-core processor (2.1GHz)$145.
Availability: AMD Phenom X3 processors are expected to be available from AMD's leading channel providers.
Advanced Micro Devices, www.amd.com