When Two Cores Aren't an OptionUnlike Intel’s dual-core Pentium G for desktop, the AMD Athlon™ X4 CPU boasts true quad-core architecture fully capable of handling modern processing tasks.Many popular, modern software titles can require quad-core processors to run properly. The AMD Athlon™ X4 CPU is built to handle highly-threaded applications, and perform when you need it most.Gear Up for GamingWith four CPU cores equipped to handle multi-threaded graphics engines, the AMD Athlon™ processor has more performance than you need to play the most popular online game titles and take full advantage of the advanced feature sets in modern graphics APIs like DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™.High Performance PedegreeFrom AMD, the high performance processor company behind the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One™ gaming consoles, and Radeon™ graphics cards.Upgradable and ScalableAll AMD Athlon™ X4 Socket FM2+ motherboards provide users multiple upgrade paths to better graphics and memory performance, so your system can grow with your needs. The AMD Athlon™ X4 processors on the FM2+ platform are built to accommodate modern PCIe® Gen3 graphics cards, so you can pick the right GPU for the performance level you need.Unlocked and LoadedAMD Athlon™ X4 K-series processors boast a highly configurable power and performance curve via AMD OverDrive™ software. Tailor your experience to your personal preference, whether it’s performance, efficiency, or low noise.More Than Just Clock Rate IncreasesThe AMD Athlon™ X4 processor line-up offers models from high-efficiency to high-performance, from multiplier locked to unlocked. Now bundled with a range of capable near-silent coolers, you can pick the ideal total processor solution for your system.