Model: Quad-Core AMD Phenom II X4 Processor Model 955
Core Count: 4
Thread Count: 4
Frequency: 3.2 GHz
L2 Cache: 2 MB
L3 Cache: 6 MB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz Memory controller, One 2000 MHz 16-bit HyperTransport Link
CMOS Technology: 45nm SOI
Socket: Socket AM3
Max Thermal Design Power: 125 W
Advanced Bit Manipulation
AMD-V (virtualization) technology
Enhanced Virus Protection
HyperTransport 3 Technology
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Reviewed by James Groover from Oak Grove, KY on 02/15/10
If I ever, EVER, had to buy one bad*** chip for a PC I sure as heck would buy this one, my CPU speed is way through the roof, the CPU usage says it runs at 20%-40% while surfing and doing regular stuff and the temperature stays low, I am running a Thermaltake Max Orb fan on it, not the one they included in the pack, but the chip runs so cool it amazing! I love stickers, really I do, it came with one AMD sticker sadly. The chip shows really good performance and it rarely ever pauses for (continued...)
Cost is just a slight bit too high, that is the market really, it could be about $10-$20 cheaper, the chip runs good not as hot as market specs say it would, but the deal here is if you use the cheap fan they sent along with it that may be why it runs at 60C.
Wish they had included more stickers in the box I could use like 3 AMD Phenom stickers on my case.
I used Artic Silver and a Thermaltake Max Orb, AMD Phenom 955, 500GB HDD, HIS ATI Radeon 4890, 8GB RAM, Windows 7, Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P, This is my dream computer and it is great and I am so happy the items I bought here were so cheap.
Package was well packed, air bags all over, separate box just for my oem cpu, shrouded in air bags as well. No movement during shipping. Went with ground shipping arrived in 3 days. Spent the extra 5 ... (more)