On May 23, 2006, AMD announced the top-to-bottom transition to socket AM2 in the commercial and consumer desktop space. As a customer-centric company, AMD believes in delivering technologies that benefit customers and end users. The transition to socket AM2 is designed to enable performance enhancements and next-generation platform innovations such as AMD Virtualization and high-performance, unbuffered DDR2 memory.
AMD also plans to announce the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon™ FX-62 dual-core processor, the world's ultimate processor for PC enthusiasts, and the AMD Athlon™ X2 dual-core processor 5000+.
AMD expects to have client systems available from leading OEMs and system builders worldwide. For information on "where to buy," please visit http://wheretobuy.amd.com/us-en/desktops.html#Processor=AMD%20Athlon%26%23153%3B%20X2%20Processor.