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8.5 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

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. Perfect processor for an entry level computer, though the 965 is probably a better choice just because it's a more updated model.
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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 ii x4 is the way to go for a budget system.
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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. This cpu works great, very fast and dont even have to overclock.I did have problem with it though about nearly two months in it started locking up and stopped working, so i decided to contact the support for an RMA and i gotta say all i heard from...
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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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Overall 8
8.0

Good performance

Billiam Levy "JD", Amazon
20 July 2009
  • 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. Make sure you purchase a separate CPU cooler because this sucker is loud -- its louder than the stock cooler I had on my 940. Also the pins were bent in the upper right corner.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good CPU, Good price, runs HOT!

W. Begoyan, Amazon
20 July 2009
  • 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. I than OCed it to the setting I wanted, 3.6GHz, and my idle jumped to 43-44C and load was 56-58C, which was way to much for me.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sehr schnell, sehr gut, Box Lüfter ähnelt einem Kampfjet

Witcher, Amazon
10 April 2012
  • Summary: zum Lüfter: Ich weiss nicht wie man schreiben kann, dass der Lüfter <<<LEISE>>> ist?! Sorry, aber jeder der das schreibt bewertet ihn mit Ohropax, aus 500m Entfernung oder aus einem schalisoliertem Nebenraum. Jedenfalls habe ich den CPU mit Lüfter eingebaut und als ich den PC anmachte, gings los. Ich habe hier einiges gelesen über den Lüfter, dachte mir, die Nörgler übertreiben mal wieder, aber dem war es nicht so. Der ist echt extrem laut, das ist abnormal.
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Overall 8
8.0

AMD Phenom II X4 955 3.2 GHz

diego2003, Ciao
22 February 2012
  • Summary: Es una excelente opción para armar un PC para juegos, ya que el costo de este no es tan elevado en comparación a otras marcas (Intel). Al tener el multiplicador desbloqueado, es muy fácil hacer overclock. Lo máximo que pude llegar es 3.6 Ghz, PERO con voltajes stock. El cooler que trae de fábrica es suficiente para el calor que produce el procesador al trabajar a full load, ya que tiene Heatpipes que ayudan a disipar el calor producido por este.
  • Pros: Bajo costo, caché 8mb, 4 núcleos, bastante overclock
  • Cons: velocidad de compresión podría ser mejor .
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