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AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition


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The Socket AM2+ Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition is a 65nm quad-core Phenom CPU with AMD64 technology, and 2.6GHz processor frequency. Unlocked 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. 140W TDP.


AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition Reviews Rating: 80 out of 100 based on 1 rating.

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Bjorn3D 8/10 Oct 25 '08
Guru3D  --- Oct 03 '08
Hardcoreware  --- Oct 17 '08
MadboxPC  --- Jul 13 '08  --- Aug 26 '08
Techware Labs  --- Jul 03 '08
Techware Labs  --- May 30 '09
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AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition Roundups and Shootouts

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AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition Review AMD Zone -- Jun 28 '08
AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition Review Hot Hardware -- Jul 01 '08
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AMD Phenom X4 9950 Black Edition Review SharkyExtreme -- Jul 02 '08

Bjorn3D on Oct 27 '08

"Ultimately, this processor is a good candidate for those die-hard AMD fans and those currently with an AM2/AM2+ motherboard running an older processor, ready for an upgrade to a fast quad core..."

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Guru3D on Oct 03 '08

"Performance wise the Phenom X4 9950 (BE) processor is just a small notch up in the eternal quest for more MHz and thus performance, the previous model Phenom X 4 9850 is only clocked 100 MHz slower..."

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Hardcoreware on Oct 28 '08

"The fact is, the Phenom is nowhere near the Core 2 Quad in terms of pure performance, or even AMD's old standby "Performance for the Price". It's not even close, and in fact somewhat embarassing..."

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"For a retail price of $230, the 9950 is an interesting choice from AMD. This has driven the price of the 9850 Black Edition down to the $200 level in 1000 unit quantities. The 9950 performs higher..."

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Techware Labs on Jul 07 '08

"The AMD Phenom X4 9950 Quad Core Processor looks as if it is an excellent choice for gamers and computer enthusiasts. It is currently the quickest of the AMD Phenom line and is priced very..."

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