AMD Processor For 3D Gaming

AMD has announced the availability of the AMD Phenom II X6 processor and AMD 890FX chipset ushering in a new era of immersive 3D entertainment and visualization.

Consumers seeking immersive 3D entertainment and HD multi-monitor display can upgrade to six-core performance and ATI Radeon HD 5000 series graphics. Also available is the AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition processor, which AMD claims is its fastest and most tunable desktop processor.

AMD Phenom II X6 processors feature new Turbo CORE technology that transfers performance to three dedicated cores operating at higher frequency.

AMD Phenom II X6 processors can shift to Turbo mode for demanding games and productivity software, which may employ two or three cores, or shift back to six real cores for the demands of core-hungry content creation and immersive 3D applications.

What you need to know:

  • The AMD Phenom II X6 processor works with existing AM3 and AM2+ socket motherboards with proper BIOS support, making these processors an easy upgrade With the new AMD OverDrive 3.2.1, computer enthusiasts can tune system performance, customise settings, and tune memory performance for the latest AMD platforms with the new AMD Phenom II X6 processor.
  • The AMD 890FX chipset is the premier complement to the AMD Phenom II X6 processor, featuring ATI CrossFireX technology, and is ready for up to four ATI Radeon HD graphics cards and award-winning ATI EyeFinity multiple-display technology.
  • All of the necessary components to build a complete AMD-based system featuring the AMD Phenom II X6 processor can be purchased for less than the price of our competition’s only six-core desktop processor.
  • The AMD 890FX with SB850 chipset includes the latest SATA 6Gb/s hard drive interface, Gigabit Ethernet, HyperTransport 3.0 technology, and PCI Express Generation 2.0 designed to provide high performance data flow.

Many AMD 890FX-based motherboards feature SuperSpeed USB 3.0, synchronising and transferring digital media files on the new generation of USB 3.0 devices. RRP 1090T $371 1055T $254