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AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana Triple-Core 3.3GHz Socket AM3 95W Desktop Processor ADX455WFGMBOX

  • 4000MHz
  • 45nm Rana 95W
  • 3 x 512KB L2 Cache
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Experience a PC experience of affordable triple-core computing and optimized benefits for Microsoft Windows 7 with the Athlon II X3 455. Save time and accomplish more with true multi-core processing that makes multitasking quick and simple. The Athlon II X3 features the AMD Direct Connect Architecture for a fast, responsive PC. It is also optimized to take advantage of the power management features in Windows 7 using AMD PowerNow! 3.0 Technology.

Energy efficiency is important to AMD, allowing you to enjoy a cool, quiet PC while saving energy and reducing heat, noise and the effect of your computer on the environment. Energy efficiency innovations include Cool’n’Quiet, AMD CoolCore and AMD Smart Fetch. These technologies reduce power consumption by balancing the processor activity, letting you enjoy environmentally friendly, energy-efficient performance.

AMD Athlon II processors also offer support for Virtualization Technology. You can run virtual environments on one system with ease, allowing you to use legacy programs on a separate operating system. Also providing 64-bit support, this processor can handle the most demanding programs with ease. Add the convenience and power of multi-core processing and enjoy the benefits of energy efficiency with an AMD Athlon II X3 455 today!

  • newegg AMD64 with Direct Connect Architecture AMD64 technology allows the Athlon II X3 455 processor to run 32-bit applications at full speed while enabling a new generation of powerful 64-bit software applications. Moreover, all AMD Athlon II processors are built on AMD’s revolutionary Direct Connect Architecture, where processors are directly connected to one another. An I/O and memory subsystem is also directly connected to each processor core, helping improve overall system performance and efficiency.
  • newegg Integrated Memory Controller The AMD Athlon II X3 455 features a high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller that directly connects the processor to memory for optimum performance, low latency, and high throughput.
  • newegg HyperTransport 3.0 Technology HyperTransport Technology (HT or HTT) is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link designed to increase communication speeds between integrated circuits in computers, servers, embedded systems, and networking and telecommunications equipment. With HT 3.0 technology the AMD Athlon II X3 455 triple-core processor enjoys 4000MHz system bus speeds.
  • newegg AMD Power Management Technologies CPU power management technologies including AMD PowerNow! 3.0 (Cool’n’Quiet), CoolCore, Smart Fetch, Dual Dynamic Power Management and Multi-Point Thermal Control result in proven, measurable benefits for businesses and consumers, including reduced power usage, lower energy costs, and greener PC operation.
  • newegg Enhanced Virus Protection All AMD processors equipped with AMD64 technology are Enhanced Virus Protection-enabled. Enhanced virus protection acts as a preventative measure causing viruses to be localized, short-lived, and non-contagious, eventually being flushed from system memory.
  • newegg AMD Virtualization Virtualization on desktop computers allows a single PC to act like multiple virtual machines. AMD Virtualization can enable client computers to seamlessly support multiple operating environments. It also helps make it easier for PC enthusiasts to upgrade and maintain their PCs through emulation.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Jonathan D.
  • 11/30/2014 1:18:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Budget CPU

Pros: Can unlock the 4th core, I've used this since 2011 and it has done well for every game I've played. I used it for a budget gaming build, so no max settings.

Cons: Now out-dated.

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  • Victor H.
  • 7/27/2014 11:14:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCheap CPU!

Pros: Cheap, fast and does well in gaming. It's not an i7, but it performs well. I purchased this CPU on 2/17/2012 and it's still working, no heating issues whatsoever.

Cons: NONE.

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  • Moises O.
  • 2/27/2014 7:39:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome

Pros: Bought this processor and unlocked the 4th core
runs like a charm, it runs faster than a 2500K, my nephew and I star computers at the same time, and mine starts way faster than his 2500K.

Cons: Well, is out of stock.

Other Thoughts: Buy it if you can

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  • Hayden M.
  • 1/10/2014 1:43:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Card for the price

Pros: This card is pretty fast for the price I paid at the time.

Cons: On the other hand, it's still not that fast, and only has three cores.

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  • Melody J.
  • 1/8/2014 2:09:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat upgrade for AMD2 board

Pros: I built a system for a customer six years ago using an Athlon x2 2GGHZ CPU. It has been the one reliable system for his entire family.

Since then the HDD, OS, RAM, and now the CPU has been upgraded. Things ran much faster using this CPU using the original Vista Basic I installed (Don't yell at me, the customer insisted on having the latest OS).

After Installing Windows 7 64bit the system ran great.

Cons: It's not a modern CPU, and the tiple cores were quad cores that had one defective core. But the other three are working great.

Other Thoughts: Great upgrade option.

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  • Brandon C.
  • 1/6/2014 12:49:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsvery good

Pros: for the price its the best thing i could buy, very good cpu

Cons: nothing i can find sofar

Other Thoughts: very fast shipping, i wasnt expecting it for about 4 days and it came the very next day. great job newegg, best tec website iv ever worked with.

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  • Christian D.
  • 1/3/2014 7:26:00 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAthlon X3 old but good

Pros: retail cpu so it had heatsink and fan and thermal paste. does a good job for this build application. it was recogniized right away and hasnt been strained yet although havent ran it through any tests or overclocking and probably wont for a basic build that this was needed for. it all fit together nicely. 64bit

Cons: older technology of 45nm instead of 32nm or lower. only 512kb cache per corer instead of 1mb nowadays.

Other Thoughts: wsill have to see if i can safely unlock it or overclock but at this point i have no need for more speed or cores. ifi build a new one i may meddle with this one.

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  • Christopher C.
  • 12/31/2013 5:04:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTons better

Pros: Simple to install
Way better than the Sempron single core I had

Cons: None

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  • Brian R.
  • 12/31/2013 1:26:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks fine

Pros: Affordable
Fast Enough
Good for older systems

Cons: Outdated

Other Thoughts: Bought this to upgrade my sisters older computer, as she doesn't need a whole new one just to play Skyrim and The Sims. It worked great, dropped in, fan included, and I was on my way.

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  • Kyle P.
  • 12/20/2013 4:12:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGreat for the price

Pros: One of the best deals out there for the price, but it is a bit outdated now. Most people are lucky enough to be able to unlock the 4th core.

Cons: I am unable to unlock the 4th core.

Other Thoughts: Included fan and heat sink keep it relatively cool. I personally don't feel the need to overclock.

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