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The AMD AthlonTM 64 FX processor

AMD proudly presents the only Windows®-compatible 64-bit PC processor. Built to provide the highest software performance and immersive, cinematic-computing experiences, this is the best PC processor you can get.

The first PC processor designed for cinematic computing

  • Provides an extraordinary level of realism and awesome 3D graphics
  • Blows your mind with cinema-quality gaming—where fire looks like fire and shots sound like a cannon
  • Tackles the most demanding entertainment and content-creation software with ease

The world's most technically advanced PC processor, packed with innovations

  • Opens up extreme memory bandwidth for the most demanding applications—up to 6.4 GB per second
  • Offers up to 12.8 GB/sec total processor-to-system bandwidth for increased system performance
  • Features the industry's largest on-die, high-performance cache memory system for PC processors

Introducing the AMD AthlonTM 64 FX processor with HyperTransportTM technology

The AMD AthlonTM 64 FX processor is the world's best PC processor and features innovative technology to provide extraordinary performance and a computing experience without parallel. The AMD Athlon 64 FX processor runs on AMD64, a revolutionary technology that allows the processor to run 32-bit applications at full speed while enabling the coming wave of powerful, 64-bit software applications. HyperTransportTM technology can improve overall system performance by removing I/O bottlenecks, increasing system bandwidth and reducing system latency.

Transform your computing experience

The next generation of games and digital-content creation applications will demand unprecedented performance to provide an extraordinary level of realism and awesome 3D graphics. Systems based on the AMD AthlonTM 64 FX processor are able to deliver leading-edge performance for the most demanding entertainment and content creation software today and in the future. With AMD64, life-like games with cinema-quality graphics and pro-level video editing are within your reach. Advanced 64-bit operating systems for the AMD64 platform from Microsoft, Red Hat, SuSE, and TurboLinux have already been announced, and they only run on processors with AMD64 technology.

AMD64 technology

With AMD64 technology, the AMD Athlon 64 FX processor is fully compatible with existing software, while enabling a seamless transition to upcoming 64-bit applications. Both 32- and 64-bit applications can run simultaneously and transparently on the same platform. AMD64 technology enables new, cinematic computing experiences and capabilities, in addition to increased performance. AMD64 technology allows end-users to take advantage of new innovations such as real-time encryption, more lifelike games, accurate speech interfaces, cinema-quality graphic effects and easy-to-use video and audio editing.