AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition review

Can a high performance dual-core processor cut it in this modern multi-core world?

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Product Type
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Thermal Design Power
80 W
Processor Manufacturer
Product Family
Phenom II X2
L3 Cache
6 MB
Clock Speed
3.10 GHz
Processor Socket
Socket AM3 PGA-941
Brand Name
64-bit Processing
Thermal Specification
L2 Cache
1 MB
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
Product Model
Product Name
Phenom II X2 Dual-core 550 3.1GHz Processor
Package Type
Product Line
Phenom II X2
Manufacturer Part Number
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Live your life in HD. AMD Phenom II is for high definition entertainment, gaming, creativity, and beyond. With AMD Phenom II processors as the foundation, you'll enjoy a new level of responsiveness and visual intensity. AMD puts high definition computing within everyone's reach. Make a choice you can feel good about. AMD Phenom II processors were designed with energy efficiency in mind. Capitalizing on AMD's leadership in energy efficiency, they incorporate all of the latest technology that gives you performance when you need it and save power when you don't.

Packaged Quantity
Process Technology
45 nm
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