AMD would begin shipping the Athlon 64 X2 5400+ and the 5600+ to OEMs, which AMD said will include Dell. The two new dual-core processors would offer better graphics performance, while reducing power costs. The 5400+ and the 5600+ each offer speeds of 2.8GHz, an AM2 socket and an 89-watt thermal design. With the 5400+, AMD is offering 512MB per core of L2 cache memory, while the 5600+ offers 1MB per core of L2 cache memory. The two new dual-core AMD processors are built on a 90nm manufacturing technology. On Dec. 5, AMD announced that it would begin making several of its dual-core chips, including several Athlon 64 X2 processors, with new 65-nm technology. The 5400+ is priced at $ 485 per 1,000 units, and the 5600+ is priced at $ 505 per 1,000 units.

AMD would begin shipping the Athlon 64 X2 5400+ and the 5600+ to OEMs, which AMD said will include Dell. The two new dual-core processors would offer better graphics performance, while reducing power costs. The 5400+ and the 5600+ each offer speeds of 2.8GHz, an AM2 socket and an 89-watt thermal design. With the 5400+, AMD is offering 512MB per core of L2 cache memory, while the 5600+ offers 1MB per core of L2 cache memory. The two new dual-core AMD processors are built on a 90nm manufacturing technology. On Dec. 5, AMD announced that it would begin making several of its dual-core chips, including several Athlon 64 X2 processors, with new 65-nm technology. The 5400+ is priced at $ 485 per 1,000 units, and the 5600+ is priced at $ 505 per 1,000 units.