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  1. Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 review

    Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 review

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    Give it up for Kentsfield, the first ever quad-core CPU for the desktop PC - four processing cores, a quartet of software threads and a whole mountain of processing power.

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    Core 2 Extreme QX6700 review

    Core 2 Extreme QX6700 review

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    Just 18 months ago, Intel wheeled out the world's first dual-core PC processor. Fast forward to today and the Santa Clara, California-based silicon colossus is moving the game on again with the first ever quad-core desktop chip, Core 2 Extreme QX6700.

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    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600 65W review

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600 65W review

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    By carefully bin-sorting the processors that come out of its fabrication plants, AMD's finding that many run at lower voltages than originally intended

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    AMD Athlon FX62 review

    AMD Athlon FX62 review

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    While it has the chance, AMD is going to milk its performance leading cash cow. Intel has been floundering trying to fix its roadmaps and change tack moving from Netburst architecture to Core technology. Meanwhile AMD has had a free reign...

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    AMD Athlon 64 FX62 Socket AM2 review

    AMD Athlon 64 FX62 Socket AM2 review

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    It could be a case of the Emperor's new clothes but the AM2 socket for Athlon 64 isn't just about a change of underwear, it's about DDR2

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    AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 review

    AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 review

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    Processors keep getting faster and faster, it's one of the huge computing clich├ęs. The latest chip from AMD doesn't deviate from this trend, although it's still something of a surprise.

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