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Daily News Round #5 for March 18, 2004

Daily News Round #5 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for March 18, 2004
By Steve Dougherty from Mar 18, 2004 @ 22:31 CST

- AMD Unleashes Athlon64 FX-53!


The NDA's off, and reviews galore have hit the scene on AMD's new blitzin' 2.4GHz A64 FX-53 CPU. AMD announced the FX-53 at CeBIT earlier today. I've gathered up a hoard of links below covering plenty of reviews and articles on their new preccccious. Enjoy!


- Bit-Tech
- XBit Labs
- Hexus
- Hot Hardware
- Sudhian
- Tech Report
- AMD Review
- PC Perspective
- Lost Circuits
- Anandtech
- Gamers-Depot
- Driver Heaven
- Short-Media
- Toms Hardware
- ExtremeTech
- Firing Squad
- Digit-Life


HANNOVER, GERMANY -- March 18, 2004 --At CeBIT, AMD announced that it is sending computer enthusiasts on another thrilling, high-performance ride with the worldwide introduction of the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-53 processor.


The AMD Athlon 64 FX processor delivers what no other PC processor can: the best performance to drive demanding 32-bit applications, and the power of 64-bit computing for the next wave of head-spinning software. This dual capability for an x86 processor was invented by AMD, and underscores our leadership in the 64-bit computing market. AMD64 processors are the only 32- and 64-bit capable processors available today, and are the only PC processors with built-in enhanced virus protection security technology when used in conjunction with the upcoming Windows® Service Pack 2.