Reviews and Problems with AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition
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AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Review
13 July 2011
Conclusion: AMD’s last Phenom-branded CPU is a mixed blessing. In effect, it’s the last of a generation of CPUs that enables us to look forward to AMD’s new offerings. However, it also reminds us that AMD is currently lagging far behind Intel, not only in the performance stakes, but also in terms of power...
Conclusion: AMD's Phenom II processors represent solid technology that has stood the test of time, mainly through inveterate price cutting. Now clocked in at 3.7GHz for a quad-core part, the 980 Black Edition represents the pinnacle of the Deneb line, first introduced in February 2009.
Excerpt: 2 Flares 2 Flares × Today we are looking at the new high end quad core processor from AMD. The Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition is the new performance oriented, 4 core multiplier unlocked processor set to replace the 975 Black Edition at the top of their quad core lineup.