What is an AMD Athlon for Windows XP?

Answer The AMD Athlon is a PC microprocessor designed by Advanced Micro Devices in the late 1990s in advance of Microsoft's release of its popular XP operating system. Unlike earlier versions of Windows,... Read More »

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Will an AMD Athlon 128MB RAM run Windows XP?

Windows XP will run on a computer that has an AMD processor in the K6/Athlon/Duron and at least a 233 megahertz processor, according to Microsoft. The 128 megabytes meets the recommended minimum, b... Read More »

What Are the Differences Between the AMD Athlon 64 X2 and the AMD Athlon X2?

The Athlon 64 X2 and the Athlon X2 are both microprocessors that the California-based company, AMD, Inc., designed for use in desktop computers. As microprocessors, both the Athlon 64 X2 and the At... Read More »

Does an Athlon X2 fit in an Athlon XP socket?

The AMD Athlon X2 does not fit in the same socket as the Athlon XP processor. The Athlon XP requires a Socket A motherboard, while the Athlon X2 requires a Socket AM2+ motherboard. Some motherboard... Read More »

What is AMD Athlon?

Athlon is the brand name given by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) for its series of microprocessors that are commonly used in both home and business computers. When launched in 1999, the Athlon was a ... Read More »