In my case a lot more life. Intel Core iK 5. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. As a matter of fact it is the only processor from that time by AMD that still makes sense to buy. It works very well for the money. If this is what one wants, look elsewhere.

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In our iTunes test, where we encode 53min worth of. Dual-core technology is like having two processors, and two working together is better and faster than one working alone. The AMD Athlon X2 e is near the top of the line of this series, and to be a 45 Watt CPU, it will meet the needs for those who wants their computer to perform daily tasks.

While small is important, powerful and energy efficiency need to come into play, and while powerful and energy efficient don’t always fall into the same basket, AMD has really made a push for the HTPC of tomorrow using technology of today to get the most power out of their setups, and without compromising on power efficiency, thermal efficiency and acoustics.

Nevertheless, this gives it plenty of zip for everyday applications, so much so that you won’t notice any sluggishness unless you try to edit a video, update your MP3 player while browsing YouTube simultaneously. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.


It was the best processor in its class at that time and actually is still over four years later a viable option for many pc configurations. I need power and lots of it. In my case a lot more life. You could fry an egg on it!

Now, that’s something even the laptops would love to have running in them, yet they are desktop processors. Regardless of it being a used item, it still gets the speed I needed just like a new product would.

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WAV files to Kbps MP3 files, it recorded a time of 1min 31sec, which is a slightly sluggish result, but you won’t have any problems ripping CDs. While we look at the biggest and best hardware at TweakTown, we sometimes need to step back and take a look at the whole market.

Bottom Line Its performance isn’t stellar, but it doesn’t consume much power and it runs almost silently. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Considering when this cpu was released and the class it competed in, I athlln this is one of the best cpu’s AMD has made to date. Intel Core ams Coffee Lake 3.

A quick Passmark benchmark comparison: I’m including this to be honest, so that one doesn’t over expect what it’s capabilities. Buy it because it’s a cheap way to athloh some more life out of your PC. I happened across a forum posting of a guy trying to 48850e the same box and he took a chance on a e and when it worked he surmised that the e this one and the e would likely work as well given their low power requirements and low TDP.


View our privacy policy before signing up. In steps – the Athlon x2 e, an energy efficient dual core that ran at 45 watts TDP at an effective 2. While hardcore make up a percentage, it’s not the biggest out there; office systems make up most of the PCs out there today, and coming up very close now is the Digital Home and Home Theatre PCs that are becoming a more common addition to the lounge room, this thanks to XP Media Centre Edition and Vista.

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It runs exceptionally cool and sips power so it is ideal for small form factor computers such as home theater pc’s or business applications. Had a e around, tried that, it wasn’t quite enough.

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Subscribe to our Newsletter. If this is what one wants, look elsewhere. Recently I acquired an old emachines G desktop computer for free.