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AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition


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The Socket AM2+ Phenom 9600 is a 65nm quad-core Phenom CPU with AMD64 technology, and 2.3GHz processor frequency. Unlocked CPU multiplier. Features 1 16-bit/16-bit HyperTransport 3.0 link (up to 3600MHz system bus full duplex), 512KB L1 cache (128KB per core), 2MB L2 cache (512KB per core), and 2MB L3 cache. Direct Connect Architecture allows for integrated DDR2 memory controller.


AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition Reviews Rating: 75 out of 100 based on 2 ratings.

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Neoseeker  --- Feb 06 '08
AMD Zone  --- Dec 23 '07
Bjorn3D 7/10 Jan 02 '08
Elite Bastards  --- Mar 25 '08
FiringSquad 70% Mar 16 '08
Overclock3D.Net  --- Mar 10 '08
Overclockers Club  --- Feb 24 '08
PC Perspective  --- Dec 27 '07
SharkyExtreme 8/10 Feb 08 '08
Techware Labs  --- Feb 13 '08
Tom's Hardware  --- Feb 05 '08
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"As we mentioned in our previous review of the Phenom 9900 this could really be a great architecture if AMD could find a way to ramp up the clock speed and get to 45nm but without that they cannot..."

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Bjorn3D on

"We can in all good conscience recommend this chip to current owners of Socket AM2 boards that are running AMD 64 X2 processors, as this would be an easy upgrade assuming your motherboard has a BIOS..."

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"Overall then, I have to give AMD suitable kudos for bringing the unlocked multiplier to the masses at a great price point with the Phenom 9600 Black Edition, but I fear that given both the..."

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FiringSquad on

"AMD’s Phenom 9600 Black Edition is a fast, enthusiast-oriented chip. It’s priced attractively and makes a great entry point for power users looking at quad-core solutions. And the Phenom is..."

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"Is the Phenom 9600 Black Edition worth it? Well, its the same price as the regular Phenom 9600, so if you were going to get a Phenom 9600, you may as well get the Black Edition for some relatively..."

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