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AMD 760K 3.8GHz Socket FM2 Quad-Core Desktop Processor Reviews

damric

Athlon x4 760K Review

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Pros: Unlocked Quad-core on a Budget

Cons: Stock CPU Cooler is Junk

I'm writing this review because there is a lack of reviews out there for the 750K and 760K. I'l talk about the 750K briefly as well since that information is related. The difference between the chips is that the 750K is based on the Trinity APU, and the 760K is based on the revised Richland APU. Since they use the same piledriver CPU architecture and the integrated graphics is disabled, there really isn't much difference between the two except a few MHz and a few dollars. I went with the 760K simply because it was on discount. First of all these Athlon X4s are FM2 processors that work on the FM2 and FM2+ chipset motherboards from AMD. These will not work on AM2/3/+ motherboards, So which...
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jumpy2219

Great CPU for the price

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Pros: Low price, fast clock speed, UNLOCKED

Cons: Crappy cpu cooler, no L3 cache ( not really needed anyways )

This CPU will get the job done, whether you are a gamer, overclocker, or normal pc user. This processor has surprised me in how well it preforms. Yes it does get pretty hot, but that's not really an issue once you get a new cpu cooler. In my experience, this CPU is worth every dollar. Just try it out yourself and you'll see.
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