AMD will launch their dual core Athlon 64 X2 processors at the same time as the dual core Opterons slated on 21st April. The production-ready Athlon 64 X2 CPUs are now shipping to some leading OEMs and system builders world-wide and general system availability is scheduled for June. The CPUs will be available for both DTR and desktop computers and feature enhanced virus protection and ‘Cool ‘n’ Quiet’ technology. Dual-core Athlons and Opterons will be compliant with existing motherboards with a BIOS update.

AMD will launch their dual core Athlon 64 X2 processors at the same time as the dual core Opterons slated on 21st April. The production-ready Athlon 64 X2 CPUs are now shipping to some leading OEMs and system builders world-wide and general system availability is scheduled for June. The CPUs will be available for both DTR and desktop computers and feature enhanced virus protection and ‘Cool ‘n’ Quiet’ technology. Dual-core Athlons and Opterons will be compliant with existing motherboards with a BIOS update.