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AMD Phenom 9950 BLACK + Phenom Price drops

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  1. ShadowFold

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    Tri core is still way overpriced. They need to be in the 80-130 range for the current offerings to be feasible, imo.
     
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    I agree. I would love to upgrade the 4200 to one but 125$ still seems high when I can get a Intel Celeron + mobo for that much.
     
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    So anything special about the 9950??? Just notice its 2.6GHz.
     
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    Just an unlocked multiplyer.. Actually I dont really understand why they released it cause the 9850 does the same thing..
     
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    Dont think its worth the extra few bucks. At least the 9850 dropped now :)
     
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    Ooooh cool.. So tempting :p
     
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    3.3ghz stable on the stock AMD coolers so not to bad of a chip :D
     
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    Actually the newer Phenoms seem to run cooler compared to older ones. Picked up a Phenom 8450 + ECS 7050 combo from Frys for $130. Its runs damn cool and wicked fast. I put the phenom into Abit AN-M2 mobo (kept the ECS). At stock voltage it OCd to 2.35Ghz. Idle 28C and load 42C with Thermaltake silent boost (waiting for a better cooler). That is damn cool when compared to my 9500 which was really hard to cool without a decent cooler. I wish I can OC more but something is limiting me may its the mobo.
     
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    Make sure your mobo runs a 140watt CPU (not many do) to run the 9950.
     
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    my 9500 runs reasonably cool i mean its a quad core lol im running 40C idle 52C load @2.8ghz 1.37v

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    all support 9950s :D
     
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    Look at the volts of the 9950BE lol. Maybe my 9850 could do that I havn't oced this yet though. Well see what i can do once i got organized on some things.
     
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