AMD released the Phenom 64 line in 2007. The processor itself is more powerful than the Athlon, having up to 6 cores and higher Ghz.
The successor of the Phenom 64, the Phenom II, started producing in 2008. In 2012, AMD stopped producing the Phenom II processor.
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