"Today we are looking at AMD Sempron 2600 which is a budget processor in the Sempron range. AMD Sempron 2600 has some differences compared to the Sempron 3100 also featured in this review, the first difference is that the Sempron 2600 is a full 64bit processor unlike the Sempron 3100 used in this review which has 64bit disabled, the second difference is that the Sempron 2600 processor has a 128K Level 2 Cache while the Sempron 3100 has a 256K Level 2 Cache and the third difference is that the Sempron 2600 runs at 1.6Ghz compared to 1.8Ghz with the Sempron 3100."
AMD SEMPRON 2600
AMD Sempron Processor performs at the top of its class when running the home and business applications most. AMD Sempron processor's full-featured capabilities can include AMD64 Technology, HyperTransport technology, up to 256KB total high-performance cache, One 16-bit/16-bit link at up to 1600MHz full duplex system bus technology, and an integrated memory controller.
AMD Sempron processors for desktop and mobile products offer best in class performance, compatibility with all the applications you need, and the reliability of AMD processors. Best-in-class performance for everyday computing. AMD Sempron processor performs at the top of its class when running the home and business applications that you need most. Full-featured to improve your computing experience. AMD Sempron processor lets you enjoy a dynamic Internet experience with smooth streaming video and audio. Compatible with leading operating systems and over 60,000 of the world's most popular software applications. Enjoy reliable, responsive performance on thousands of software applications-including those that let you communicate with family and friends. With 35 years of design and manufacturing experience, you can count on AMD to deliver innovative solutions that meet real customer needs.
INTEGRATED MEMORY CONTROLLER Improves the memory performance by integrating a DDR memory controller into the processor. By running at the processor's core frequency, an integrated memory controller greatly increases bandwidth directly available to the processor at significantly reduced latencies.
COOL'N'QUIET "In the past, increased processor performance has often meant increased power consumption and increased noise levels. AMD Cool'n'Quiet technology is an innovative solution available on AMD Athlon 64 processor-based systems that can effectively lower the power consumption and enable a quieter-running system while delivering performance on demand, for the ultimate computing experience."
NX BIT "With the power of AMD64 technology, your computer has security built right in. The combination of AMD64 technology with Windows XP SP2 can help your system to better withstand attacks from certain classes of viruses. This can help you experience safer e-mail and Internet browsing."
AMD SEMPRON 2600