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AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE Review

Introduced in April 2009 alongside the Phenom II X4 945, the Phenom II X4 955 is a high end quad-core CPU from AMD. Manufactured on AMDs fairly recent 45nm fabrication process, the X4 955 runs at a speed of 3.2GHz, and features an unlocked CPU multiplier which allows for enthusiasts to more easily overclock. Perfect in this respect for computer enthusiasts and gamers, the chip performs admirably - matching the Intel Q9550 while being priced for slightly less. Available immediately, the X4 955 BE costs $245. Features Speed: 4 x 3.2GHz Cache: 4 x 512kb L2, 6mb L3 Architecture: K10 derivative,...more