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AMD Athlon X2 5000+ Unlocks To Quad

AMD is throwing some freebies in the form of $39 processors that are based on the "Deneb" core. This is an example of what I meant when I said that it could still be possible to fetch some "Thuban" hexa-cores to unlock from even cheaper processors than the missing Phenom II X4 960T. This
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AMD 12-Core ''Magny Cours'' Samples Up And Running

Overclocked, runs 12 cores at an impressive 3GHz. Impressive, to say the least: current "Istanbul" Opterons run at 2.8GHz in the high end with 1.3v and these new cores are manufactured at the same 45nm process. The new engeneering samples are holding at 3 GHz with just 1.16v, which is also necessary to keep power consumption low.

Also, a screenshot running lower clocks but showing that the system is a dual-socket motherboard, running 24 cores:

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