Last week we had presented our technical preview of AMD's Socket AM2 Family. Of the topics discussed in our preview was the new socket itself, AMD's AM2 processor selection, supportive Chipsets, and other tid-bits of information. We had also delivered some news about the Linux compatibility/performance, and finally after extensive testing we have our first set of processor tests finished. Several articles designed at looking after the memory performance, overclocking, and other AM2 oriented topics are also underway and we should have these results available in the coming days. The AM2 processors under our microscope today are the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ and AMD Sempron 3400+. Just how well do these chips compare against the previous Socket 939, and that of Intel's LGA-775 Pentium D competition?
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