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AMD Athlon 64 FX-51

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AMD's Athlon 64 FX-51

24 January 2012
  • Excerpt: <!-- div.Section1 {page:Section1;} --> The Athlon 64 FX-51 Processor AMD Drops the Hammer, On Your Desktop! By, Marco Chiappetta And Dave Altavilla September 23, 2003 AMD'S HECTOR RUIZ WITH AN ATHLON 64 It has been about two years, since AMD first divulged information about their "K8" architecture, also known as the "Hammer", at the Microprocessor Forum in 2001.  At the time, AMD was having much success with their "K7" line of processors.
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AMD Athlon 64 FX-51 vs. Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition

Hardware Zone
3 November 2008
  • Conclusion: The new Athlon 64 FX-51 and Pentium 4 Extreme Edition are two of today's fastest processors for the desktop market. There are several key differences between each of them, but the main selling point for the Athlon 64 FX-51 is its revolutionary 64-bit core which promises to deliver more computing power to the masses while still retaining excellent 32-bit compatibility with current applications and operating systems.
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PC Authority
28 August 2006
  • Summary: Despite being significantly lower clocked than the current Intel 3.2GHz top-of-the-line performer, this CPU is sure to give Intel a run for its money considering its brand cult-like following, range o
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