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AMD Phenom X4 9850

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The Socket AM2+ Phenom 9850 is a 65nm quad-core Phenom CPU with AMD64 technology, and 2.5GHz processor frequency. 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. 125W TDP.

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AMD Phenom X4 9850 Reviews Rating: 85 out of 100 based on 1 rating.

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AMD Zone 94% Mar 27 '08
Digit-Life  --- Jun 11 '08
Guru3D  --- Apr 10 '08
Hexus  --- Apr 18 '08
Hot Hardware  --- Mar 27 '08
Inside Hardware  --- Apr 28 '08
LegitReviews.com  --- Mar 27 '08
Motherboards.org  --- Mar 30 '08
PC Perspective  --- Mar 27 '08
Red & Blackness Mods  --- Dec 18 '08
SharkyExtreme 8.5/10 Mar 27 '08
TechSpot  --- Apr 14 '08
X-bit labs  --- Mar 26 '08
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AMD Phenom X4 9850 Roundups and Shootouts

title website score publish date
AMD Phenom X4 9850 Review Anandtech -- Mar 27 '08
AMD Phenom X4 9850 Review Digit-Life -- Jul 22 '08
AMD Phenom X4 9850 Review DriverHeaven -- May 06 '08
AMD Phenom X4 9850 Review Legion Hardware -- Apr 13 '08
AMD Phenom X4 9850 Review Tech Report -- Mar 27 '08

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"A 200MHz increase in clock speed also goes a long way and sub-$200 quad core prices. Is it enough to take back the performance lead from Intel? Nope, not really and in fact far from it. But it..."

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Digit-Life on

"Just 91 points. AMD Phenom X4 9850 performs on a par with Intel Core 2 Duo E6600. These words sound like a hammer nailing down a coffin lid: the top quad-core processor from AMD, launched in 2008,..."

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"For now though in the present the Phenom is a more than capable processor and resolves a very unfortunate bug with a few extra perks as well for a really great price. For gamers, HTPC builders, en..."

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Hexus on

"In November, our Phenom 9600 review concluded: "the immutable fact remains that AMD's fastest quad-core offering is slower than Intel's slowest. Compounding this depressing statement for AMD is the..."

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Hot Hardware on

"Although the Phenom X4 9850 doesn't propel AMD to the head of the pack in terms of performance, it is a significant step forward for the company. AMD can now put the TLB issue behind them and..."

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