AMD Athlon 64 FX-57: Sunny San Diego

This early Monday morning we step you through an overview of the killer single-core performance that the new AMD Athlon FX-57 is made of. 

AMD took the Athlon 64 FX architecture down a notch in process geometry, cranked up the clock speed another 200MHz, goosed the memory controller and dropped in SSE3 instructions.  The results speak for themselves.

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