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...as said in the title.

It's not something new, but if someone is in the market for the top AMD platform it may be a good read.

More here.
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The Phenom II X3 720 is our new favorite among mid-range PC processors.
This ^
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Great news. Too bad Phenom X4 910 and 805 are OEM only. I was waiting for them more than anything else.
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This ^
I just got to that seems like a great little CPU
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post #5 of 24
pretty interesting 720BE is showing its dominance in those benchmarks its rather impressive and making me consider it once its price stablizes
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pretty interesting 720BE is showing its dominance in those benchmarks its rather impressive and making me consider it once its price stablizes
720be is only 145$. but im sure they will be down to like 120 in like 2-3 months. amd is really really back in the game seirously. these tricores are performing very well. they even perform better than the i7s in some games like unreal tournament and half life 2. thats rather impressive as hell. much love for AMD this time around. !!!!
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i <3 my E8400
    
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i <3 my E8400
e8400s are pretty much losing against the 720s in almost every benchmark. not to mention, the 720s will be priced at 145$ at some retails/etailers
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i <3 my E8400
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e8400s are pretty much losing against the 720s in almost every benchmark. not to mention, the 720s will be priced at 145$ at some retails/etailers
I agree, i would easily pick the 720 over the E8400.
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I agree, i would easily pick the 720 over the E8400.
same here. and youre hearing this from an intel guy. i would even prefer the 720 over hte i7 920 provided i have the money (i only build rigs for ultimate gaming experience in which the 720 delivers very well at).

the 720s will only get cheaper as well.
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