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AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition (HDZ955FBGMBOX)
8.2 out of 10

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition (HDZ955FBGMBOX)

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Reviews and Problems with AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition (HDZ955FBGMBOX)

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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Mike from NY, Amazon
7 December 2014
  • Summary: Came with a bent prong but after a little tweaking works flawlessly...plays COD-AW without a hitch.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice!

Sierra Myst, Amazon
1 March 2014
  • Summary: Pros: Cpu worked as i expected. Nice upgrade from my old dual core Cons: None at the moment other: Cpu was slightly dirty residue of old thermal compound made no difference.
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Overall 8
8.0

No Problems

bmwanz, Ebay
8 July 2013
  • Summary: Been running for almost 6 months without a problem. It didn't come with a stock heatsink fan. Bought this to replace my old Athlon II. Runs all my games perfectly, photoshop runs at loads at reasonable speed, Sony Vegas Pro renders at a reasonable speed.
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Overall 8
8.0

Intel > AMD, except for video encoding on a budget + overclocking

belial2688, Ebay
27 November 2012
  • Summary: The best AM3 chip to get - overclocks well, hexacore isn't worth the extra cost when nothing is threaded for 5-6 cores and 1-4 threads is same on x4 and x6. Pentium 2120 is a better processor, but if you need more logical cores for video encoding instead of video gaming or general usage, than phenom...
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Overall 8
8.0

not a bad cpu, but this baby gets hot way to quick.

Indiana Customer, Amazon
6 October 2011
  • Summary: my buddy owns an i5-2500k rig and his cpu barely hits 40 celsius under full load OC @ 4.8ghz. my amd 955 OC to only 3.6 ghz hits 45 celsius within 5 minutes of gaming.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great cpu, but died after a month

Grant, Amazon
13 May 2011
  • Summary: First time i bought from AMD have always been an intel person but since AMD is much cheaper i decided to try it. the shipping was decent took five days to get here, the shape of the box was a little wrinkled but nothing to bad.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good performance

Billiam Levy "JD", Amazon
13 November 2010
  • Summary: Good performance. I already had a 940 processor so it wasn't any great step up in performance but I just upgraded the processor since I was giving this computer to a family member.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good CPU, Good price, runs HOT!

W. Begoyan, Amazon
30 August 2010
  • Summary: I got this CPU for a new budget gaming build. Its essentially this CPU, an ASUS Micro ATX AM3 board, 4GB DDR-1600 memory, and a 5770 GPU. I am using RaidMax SMilodon case, stock cooler and Arctic Silver 5 thermal paste. Under stock conditions the GPU ran at 35C idle, and 49-50C load.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good processor

Christopher De Vert, Amazon
17 August 2010
  • Summary: I have been using AMD processors for over 10 years now and there continues to be no disappointments.
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Overall 8
8.0

AMD athalon

Anastacio Guerrero "]v[atrix", Amazon
27 May 2010
  • Summary: Got this cpu for an upgrade, but my current mother board does not support it. I was going to return it, but decided to keep it for a future PC build. It was worth the price IMO. But do to the my current situation, I can not fully give it a 5 star rating, as I can not use the product at this time.
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