Reviews and Problems with AMD Phenom X4 9600 (HD9600WCGDBOX)
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AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition CPU Review
31 March 2008
Summary: At the beginning of this review I said something about AMD being the scrappy underdog in the CPU market. Well the effort put into the Phenom 9600 Black Edition has definitely shown they aren’t going away, and are continuing the fight. Those characteristics are rather redeeming, and to many in the enthusiast market they have a certain charm.
Conclusion: Phenom clearly shows some improvement over the older cores, and it is no surprise that it beats the X2 processor line in multi threaded applications. In single threaded applications is performs marginally better, mainly due to the new L3 cache and core improvements. The scaling ability in MHz is, in general, not as good as what we have seen from the X2 - but it is quite close.
Conclusion: Suorituskyky jää yhden tai kahden ytimen sovelluksissa vaatimattomaksi, mutta prosessori loistaa kaikkien neljän ytimen ollessa täydessä käytössä. Yhdellä ytimellä Phenom jää testin häntäpäähän, mutta neljällä ytimellä Phenom 9600 kiriikin aivan ...