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7.5 out of 10

AMD Phenom II X2 550 (HDZ550WFGIBOX / HDX550WFGMBOX)

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Reviews and Problems with AMD Phenom II X2 550 (HDZ550WFGIBOX / HDX550WFGMBOX)

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Overall 8
8.0

bought a used one, saved about 50 bucks. ...

Bruce W., Amazon
3 November 2014
  • Summary: bought a used one, saved about 50 bucks. very fast, I only have 4 gig memory but it is night and day compared to my old system. I'm running a msi 7641 board that cost less then the drive. I'm not a gamer but this thing is fast.
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Overall 6
6.0

I don't know if it's AMD or me

norm, Amazon
13 January 2014
  • Summary: I have a Gigabyte, GA-890GPA-UD3H motherboard and have tried multiple AMD processors with it. A phenom II X4 955 black edition, two of those and this 550 cpu. All three ran great and then just died. I tried a zalmon cnps9900 cooling fan, I like it btw. but did not help in the end. I do not know why they failed, it may be in the way I set up the bios or somthing in the motherboard, or it could just be AMD. I don't know.
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Overall 8
8.0

NICE CPU

Anne Clark, Amazon
2 October 2013
  • Summary: This is the second one of these I've put in a machine and both have been flawless. We heartily recommend this for anybody who wants a good solid business-class machine.
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Overall 10
10

A good buy

Giovanni Vignoli, Amazon
22 August 2012
  • Summary: This one was the best buy at the time, considering its price and performances (and power consumption too). It served me so well, even if I was able to unlock only 3 cores with an Asus motherboard, but it depends on luck only, as these processors are downgraded 4-cores cpu for a reason... Mind that you have to buy a bigger cpu cooler/heat sink before any overclocking.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome item

ruben05061970, Ebay
7 April 2012
  • Summary: this is very good procesor it working fast i put in my built pc very nice i recomoment to you to get it
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Overall 2
2.0

problem

chris, Amazon
11 January 2012
  • Summary: the processor came but with no fan and heat sink and i wasnt able to use it without it and that made me made also the seller wouldnt fix the problem
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Overall 10
10

For the price you can not beat it

sam.863, Ebay
10 October 2011
  • Summary: Great cpu.Overclocked to 3.5 just by upping cpu fsb to 226.Stays cool only running 48c at full load on prime 95.Have been able to unlock other two cores but have not played with that much.for the price is a very good cpu
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Overall 10
10

Very pleased. Packaged very well and shipped quick. Excellent condition

davidtbrown252, Ebay
19 July 2011
  • Summary: This processor is great! Two extra cores to unlock if you have the correct chipset, and overclocks like a champ. Comparing prices with Intel, AMD certainly gives you more bang for you're buck! An Intel chip with similar specs can run you from around $180 up to $290. Granted there are well priced Intel duo core's none, within the Phenom ll's price range have 6mb of L3 cache.
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Overall 10
10

The best value ever on a great performing cpu!

rollablunt420, Ebay
9 July 2011
  • Summary: Absolutely the best Bang For The Buck processor available. I bought this cpu for a new build because of its ease of overclocking, and it did so! And as a huge added bonus I was able to unlock the 2 hidden cores (because I chose the right motherboard) and now I have got myself a 4-core black edition processor that runs stable all day long at 3.6GHz with an aftermarket cooler. This could be the greatest performance computer part bargain of all time.
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Overall 10
10

very happy

jimmynix48, Ebay
6 December 2010
  • Summary: love this processor,only finished this build 2 days ago so still tweeking it,extremely fast and im only using half its potential,i chose this for cost,more bang for the buck,and great reviews from others,cant wait to unlock the other 2 cores
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