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AMD Athlon II X4 620
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AMD Athlon II X4 620

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Overall 8
8.0

AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6 GHz Socket AM3 Quad-Core Processor Review

PCStats
14 December 2009
  • Summary: The AMD Athlon II X4 620 is a 2.6 GHz socket AM3 chip destined for mainstream PCs.
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AMD Athlon II X4 620 & 630: The First $99 Quad Core CPU

AnandTech
3 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Regardless of what it may seem like, this is not a repeat of AMD during the late K8 or during the Phenom days. AMD is relegated to competing in the sub-$200 space, it is actually very competitive in that space. These days, I'm sure that's not a bad position to be in.
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AMD Athlon II X4 620 Processor Review

goldfries
1 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Priced between the Athlon II X2 250 and the Core i3-530 – is this processor better than either of them? Is it work considering?
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Red&Blackness
13 October 2009
  • Conclusion: This is a pretty decent CPU, for 90$ you get alot of performance especially if you overclock the CPU a little bit. It performs better than 905e in stock performance and cost almost half the price.
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Athlon II X4 620 CPU Review

Hardware Secrets
6 October 2009
  • Summary: In most scenarios Athlon II X4 620 was faster than an Intel-based system on the same price range (Pentium E6300). The only important exception was on Photoshop CS4, where Pentium E6300 was 24% faster than Athlon II X4 620, and file compression with WinRAR, where both CPUs achieved the same...
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Overall 9
9.2

AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6 GHz

techPowerUp!
5 October 2009
  • Summary: Even if AMD is not leading the market in terms of pure brute performance, it still finds categories where it can brand the product with "world's first". This time, it's the world's first and still only quad-core processor with a price under $100.
  • Pros: Great pricing, Good performance, Low power consumption and heat, Good overclocking and great underclocking potential, Same list of technology support as Phenoms, Socket AM2/DDR2 compatibility
  • Cons: Lower gaming performance, Not the best choice for die hard overclockers, High stock voltage
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Silent PC
25 September 2009
  • Summary: Our timed benchmarks showed evidence that the Athlon II X4 630 and 620 perform slightly slower than Intel's cheapest quad core, the Q8200, in mundane everyday tasks like anti-virus scanning and file archiving.
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Techware Labs
20 September 2009
  • Excerpt: AMD has recently expanded the Athlon II product line to include quad core processors, under the codename Propus. We are going to be taking a look at the two new Quad-Core processors, the Athlon II X4 620 and Athlon II X4 630 which operate at 2.6GHz and 2.8GHz respectively.
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Overall 9
9.1

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Tweak Town
16 September 2009
  • Excerpt: AMD's K10 architecture goes to the mainstream market with a quad-core processor offering that is now ready to hit the shelves.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
16 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The first quad-core processor priced at under $100, the Athlon II X4 620 offers snappy, if not record-setting, performance at a bargain-basement price. It's an excellent pick for budget-strapped PC builders and upgraders.
  • Pros: Inexpensive, Good performance for the price, Supporting motherboards are also inexpensive, Supports virtualization
  • Cons: Noticeably slower than higher-end chips when running multicore-capable applications
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