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Until Bulldozer's unveiling, the Phenom II remains as AMD's high end platform. Today, that very platform gets a little boost.
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4310/a...edition-review
Edited by tubers - 5/3/11 at 1:38am
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Awesome stock speed (3.7GHz). Perfect chip for non-overclockers. Phenom II quad at $200 is a nasty price tag, regardless.
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Awesome stock speed (3.7GHz). Perfect chip for non-overclockers. Phenom II quad at $200 is a nasty price tag, regardless.
Yeah.. I hope the Phenom 2 955 would drop to 119 USD asap. That would be pretty awesome (for me at least) xD
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Fix the url- http://www.anandtech.com/show/4310/a...edition-review You have it just linking to the main site.

$195 for a Phenom II quad core?

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they should just sell these to alienware lol
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Pointless, a 2500K kills it and can be had for the same price or less.
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Pointless, a 2500K kills it and can be had for the same price or less.
yeah kinda.. but for less and brand new? I'd love to see those 2500ks drop at those prices soon

here's to dozer
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i5 2400 at stock speeds beats it almost every benchmark

The review didn't test i5 2300, but I'm sure that 2300 would easily win against 980

Even the old i5 750 was able to compete with it in many cases
Edited by ThePath - 5/3/11 at 3:15am
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i5 2400 at stock speeds beats in almost every benchmark

The review didn't test i5 2300, but I'm sure that 2300 would easily win against 980

Even the old i5 750 was able to compete with it in many cases
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see this the i5 760 whips the arse of ph2 here
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/186?vs=109
i did not get ph 2 980 to comapre with i5 760 so i compared ph 2 970 and i5 750...so the ratio is same......
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