AMD Athlon 64 FX 70 

Released November, 2006
  • 2.6 GHz
  • Dual core

When our system was overclocked from 2.6GHz to 3.1GHz we saw a nice increase in the score.
by Legit Reviews (Jan, 2007)
Sadly, even when overclocked the pair of FX-70 processors just didn't have enough to pass up the non-overclocked Intel Core 2 Quad QX6700 processor.
by Legit Reviews (Jan, 2007)

Features Key features of the AMD Athlon 64 FX 70

clock speed

Athlon 64 FX 70
2.6 GHz
FX 6300
3.5 GHz

L2 cache

Athlon 64 FX 70
2 MB
FX 6300
6 MB

overclocked clock speed (air)

Athlon 64 FX 70
3 GHz
FX 6300
4.76 GHz
Core i7 6700K
4.64 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Athlon 64 FX 70
2.6 GHz
FX 6300
4.81 GHz
Core i7 6700K
4.76 GHz


Athlon 64 FX 70
FX 6300

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.6 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type F


Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes


Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 90 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 63°C


Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year
Typical power consumption 101.56W
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