The new 3.1GHz AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition is AMD’s fastest dual-core processor released to date. It is based on 45-nanometer SOI (silicon-on-insulator) technology process supporting Socket AM3 motherboards and will compete with 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E7400.The AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition processor has clock frequency of 3.1GHz with 6MB L3 cache and L2 Cache of 512KB per core.Its maximum Thermal Design Power(TDP) rating is 80W.
It has Support for unregistered DIMMs up to PC2-8500 (DDR2-1066MHz) and PC3-10600 (DDR3-1333MHz).
AMD Phenom™ II X2 Black Edition processor combines value and unlocked potential for gamers and tuners on a budget.
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Details
• AMD Black Edition processors, like the AMD Phenom™ II X2 550, help users to take control and unleash the maximum potential of Dragon platform technology’s unprecedented performance tuning capabilities.* The same massive headroom that set world records in recent months is at users’ finger tips, offering impressive performance at a price the competition can’t beat.³
• Users can also maximize their overclocking experience by utilizing the new features and capabilities of AMD OverDrive™ 3.0, designed to enable quick and effective tuning of their PC experience for optimal performance.*
• With dual-, triple- or quad-core processors, AMD provides platform level solutions at multiple price points, each of which exceeds expectations for virtually any user.
Price:The new AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition will cost around Rs.5,000 (US$102).