Opteron X2 290 is a server/workstation processor from AMD released on 1 January 2006, and it is in end-of-life production status now. It belongs to Opteron X2 family and has a Italy architecture. This processor is built on AMD Socket 940, and uses Gen 2 PCI express connection. 90 nm process is used in production.
Processor has 2 cores and 2 threads, with the base frequency of 2.8 GHz. It has unknown Dual-channel memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 128K and L2 1MB.