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AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Dual Core Processor Socket AM2 2.6GHZ Retail Black Box No HSF Unlocked

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Part #: ADO5000DSWOF

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Increase your performance by up to 80% with the AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core processor. Work or play with multiple programs without any stalling or waiting. Dual-core technology is like having two processors, and two working together is better and faster than one working alone.

Quick Specs:
Clock Speed 2.60 GHz
Processor Socket Socket AM2 PGA-940
L2 Cache 512 KB
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Processor Manufacturer AMD

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General Information  
     Brand Name: AMD
     Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: ADO5000DSWOF
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Product Line: Athlon 64 X2
     Product Model: 5000+
     Product Name: Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 5000+ 2.6GHz - Processor Upgrade
     Product Type: Processor Upgrade
     Platform Supported: PC
Technical Information  
     Clock Speed: 2.60 GHz
     HyperTransport Speed: 2000 MHz
     L2 Cache: 512 KB
     Processor Core: Dual-core (2 Core)
     Processor Manufacturer: AMD
     Processor Socket: Socket AM2 PGA-940
     Processor Technology: AMD64 Technology
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Experience: 1 Years


solid cpu and offer very good value
This CPU is a great deal, if you're looking at building a entry level and budget computer. with 2gb ram, running XP on it. Fast and cool at only 45 watts

Experience: 1 Weeks


-easy to OC
-unlocked multiplier
-runs cool
-no HSF? No worries though!
Been running this on 2.9ghz so far with a small bump on the voltage. I unfortunately cannot go any further. I would assume it to be due to my budget, crap-brand motherboard. But apparently people can get this up to 3.2ghz on air.I will try to OC it even more when I get a new mobo. It did notice a very decent increase in speed. Upgraded from a 3000+ 1.6ghz sempron to this baby.Highly recommended. Expect the price for this to go even lower!

This review was modfied by poster @ 10-08-08 07:37 PM

Experience: 1 Weeks


Good OCer
Unlocked multiplier for those who need it
no HS
Great CPU here. There is really no need to have the multiplier unlocked on this processor when it OC better with lower than stock multiplier. Running stable at 3.2 at stock voltage with a Zalman 9500.

Great CPU for the price hands down.

Experience: 1 Months


Unlocked Multiplier - 2.9ghz on stock voltage
Overclocking Potential
no HSF included
In my first build, I needed a cheap processor without breaking the bank, so I decided on this one because the price low. While it may not be the newest processor on the block, it can be competitive with those whom are slightly more powerful due to the Black Edition's unlocked multiplier. With this feature free of its chains, I was able to get this gem up to 2.9ghz on stock voltage just by increasing the multiplier from 13x to 14.5x stable. If I had the time, i'd attempt to overclock it even more.

My only beef with this is that it didn't include even a fairly cheap HSF and thus you need to buy one separate if you want to overclock without worrying too much about overheating.

Overall, good processor and fun to overclock if you have the time.

Experience: 3 Months


Very high OC ability!
No need much power!
Good CPU, good OC ability!
However, the performance is not too good!
Its worth to buy if on a tight budget.
Get 3.2G with a cheap fan its a amazing!

Jin xi (tony)_L
Experience: 4 Months


great CPU .
no,It is good
This ia a great CPU to buy if you're looking at building a cheap system. I installed this one on a ASUS M2A-VM and it works great. It's fast enought for gaming and anything else you might want to do. I haven't tried to overclock it yet.

Experience: 2 Years


Very Easy To overclock
runs cool 45-55C
I play games like Crysis, CoD4, Hald LIfe 2 on it

This thing runs 3.0 gHZ on my stock HP computer with stock cooling with no problems. Over all this is great CPU, I would recommend anyone. I play games like Crysis, CoD4, Half Life 2 on it with no prob on my 9800GT.

This review was modfied by poster @ 09-21-08 11:56 PM

Experience: 5 Days


Cheap processor that still plays new games
Overclocking is great on air
Older processor
Currently h 3.2Ghz 200*16 1.45v (droops to about 1.41) on a Gigabyte 790GX board and 8800GT XT 512MB h 700/1050

3DMark06 - 10600 (roughly)
Playing COD4 h 1920x1200 reso, 4xAA, 3/4 up the AF bar - 45-50fps
GRID - 1600 reso 2xAA h 40fps
Crysis - can't remember..i think 1440x900 medium 35-40fps

i upgraded from a s939 x2 4400+ h 2.7
large difference

Experience: 6 Days


Great Power, Awesome overclocking!, handles allmost everything i throw at it, keeps its cool.
Awesome Processor it works fantastic, runs beautifully, with superior speed and coolness for their line!
awesome to use for a home or web server, or even just for a gaming system.

Experience: 25 Days


Easily overclocked, runs very cool
Unlocked multiplier makes it very easy to overclock to 2.9 GHz without the need to increase the voltage. With a good cooler and by increasing voltage, this proc can easily reach 3.2 GHz.

Much better choice than the more expensive locked 6400+ (twice the price) as this CPU runs much much cooler.

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Messages about AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Dual Core Processor Socket AM2 2.6GHZ Retail Black Box No HSF Unlocked

more numbers = more better? (Chris_M- Oct 07, 08, 7 Replies)
Will an intel HSF fit on this? (Nevin_S- Sep 27, 08, 3 Replies)
how to install custom HSF (Chris_A- Sep 16, 08, 4 Replies)
5000+ or 6000+ (burgerlips- Aug 10, 08, 10 Replies)
AMD 5000+ BE - Heat Issues? (Mike_K- Jul 28, 08, 7 Replies)
Will this be good w/o OC also? (Rimi- Jul 08, 08, 8 Replies)
Problems Overclocking (Capita- Jun 27, 08, 2 Replies)
Benefits of black box? (B S the generous tipper- Jun 14, 08, 4 Replies)
Safe overclock speed? 5200+ better? (Trevor_B- Jun 11, 08, 20 Replies)
Will this work with my motheboard? (Christopher_C- Jun 09, 08, 2 Replies)
Newb here. (Steve S- May 18, 08, 5 Replies)
Need help overclocking this CPU (Amuse- Apr 25, 08, 9 Replies)
Overclocking Issues (Brian_M- Apr 25, 08, 5 Replies)
Thermal cooling solution (Murray_W- Apr 21, 08, 5 Replies)

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Comment: Neoseeker's William Henning reviews the Athlon X2 5000+ BE, including overclocking results (to 3.396GHz) and benchmarks versus various other processors (including, but not limited to: E6300, E6400, E4300, and FX-62).
Posted by: S_G @12/28/07
Comment: The 5000+ Black Edition is the ideal choice for users who wish to upgrade their existing AM2 systems. Thanks to its low power dissipation even when overclocked, buying a new cooling solution is unnecessary. Furthermore, the low heat generation also means the system will not become much noisier as a
Posted by: umbrau44 @10/24/07
Comment: A short review which saw the Athlon reach 3.3GHz.
Posted by: Chris G. @10/02/07
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