AMD Roundup October 09

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Introduction

There is no way that AMD (including ATI) can be accused of having a small product catalogue with infrequent releases because it seems like almost every month there is a new product, or a couple, to review and in the last few weeks that has included the new Radeon 5800 series and a new CPU in the Athlon family. We covered the former here and today we take our first look at that new Athlon as well as one of the more interesting AMD 785G based motherboards.

In addition to this we are taking the opportunity to look back at a few of ATI’s last generation of graphics cards from the 4600 and 4800 series. With the launch of the 5800 cards the price of these older models has fallen which has resulted in some very good value for money products.

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