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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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 »

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 »

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 an Athlon X2?

The AMD Athlon X2 is a dual-core processor, or central processing unit, also known as CPU, that is found inside some types of computers. It consists of two Athlon 64 single-core processors that are... Read More »