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AMD Wins Race to 5GHz with FX-9000 Series Processor

Maximum PC: AMD has a knack for reaching milestones before the competition. The Sunnyvale chip designer is generally credited as being the first to reach 1GHz with its Athlon chip (a claim Intel disputes, by the way, as it was also shipping 1GHz Pentium III parts), and just like it's the year 2000 all over again, AMD is again touting a speed victory by unveiling the world's first 5GHz processor for consumers.

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justinbkerr2196d ago

I think they are the only ones running in this race anymore.

fatstarr2196d ago

yes Intel has since left to do better things.

AMD is More Cores and More GHZ's

hopefully the benchmarks are way better than bulldozer